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Acari (mites)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Infraclass)

ACARIFORMES (acariform mites)
TROMBIDIFORMES (trombidiform mites), eg: Aceria sanguisorbae (Salad Burnet Gall Mite) - Galled plant - in situ
Superorder 60 subtaxa 52 ident refs
PARASITIFORMES (parasitiform mites)
IXODIDA (ticks), eg: Haemaphysalis punctata (Coastal Red Tick, Red Sheep Tick) - Female - dorsal view
Superorder 7 subtaxa 15 ident refs
PODAPOLIPODIDAE (a family of mites) Family 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Eutarospolipus (Unidentified Eutarospolipus Carabid Mites) Unidentified    
TYROGLYPHIDAE (cheese mites) Family   1 ident refs
Unidentified Acari (Unidentified Mites)
Oblique view
Unidentified    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Acarology - the study of mites and ticks: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/acarology/ Acarology - the study of mites and ticks
Baker, E.W. & Wharton, G.W., 1952 An Introduction to Acarology
Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. & Sankey, J., 1961 Land Invertebrates, a guide to British worms, molluscs and arthropods, excluding insects
Krantz, G.W. & Walter, D.E., 2009 The Manual of Acarology
Shepherd, M. & Crotty, F., in prep. A Key to the Soil Mites of Britain and Ireland

Parasites

Avery, R.A., 1974 (parasites of selected hosts) Identification of Animal Parasites

Pest species

Evans, G.O. & Browning, E., 1955 Some British Mites of Economic Importance
Hirst, S., 1922 Mites injurious to domestic animals (with an appendix on the Acarine disease of hive bees)

Plant galls

British Galls: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/british_galls/join British Galls
Darlington, A., 1968 A Pocket Encyclopedia of Plant Galls in colour
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2002 British Plant Galls - Identification of galls on plants and fungi
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2011 British Plant Galls
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 41 general literature references to Acari (mites)

Acari may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
ARACHNIDA
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 508 feeding and other relationships of Acari (mites)

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