true velvet mite

(Family Trombidiidae)

               
     

true velvet mite (Family Trombidiidae)

 

   
   
   
   
   
Size

Total Body Length: to ½ (4 to 12 mm)

          Photo by Alfredo Colon

Identification

 


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 24, 29, 30.

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Taxonomy

Superorder:

Acariformes

 

Order:

Trombidiformes

 

Suborder:

Prostigmata (prostigs)

  Infraorder: Anystina
 

No Order:

Parasitengona (velvet mites, chiggers, & water mites)

 

Superfamily:

Trombidioidea (velvet mites and chiggers)

 

Family:

Trombidiidae (true velvet mites)

 
Subordinate Taxa

red velvet mite (Trombidium sp.)

 
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Names

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Published on Dec 2, 2016

A veritable giant among mites (which are usually pretty small)!

Filmed 25 October 2016 in Suburban Melbourne, Australia.

 
     

 

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Alfredo Colon
8/17/2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

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