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Velvet Mite - approx. 3 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Trombidiidae (Velvet Mites)
Genus: Allothrombium?
Species: ?
Order: Trombidiformes
2 species
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Acariformes
Poecilochirus Mites - approx. 1.5 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Parasitidae
Genus: Poecilochirus
Species: ?
Order: Mesostigmata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Parasitiformes
Velvet Mite - approx. 3 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - May 2008
Poecilochirus Mites on Burying Beetle - approx. 1.5 mm - Etobicoke Valley Park - June 2013
More Velvet Mites
More Velvet Mites
Updated September 26 2017
Poecilochirus Mites - approx. 1.5 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Parasitidae
Genus: Poecilochirus
Species: ?
Order: Mesostigmata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Parasitiformes
Poecilochirus Mites on Burying Beetle - approx. 1.5 mm - High Park - September 2016