BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

PARASITIFORMES (parasitiform mites)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superorder)

IXODIDA (ticks)
AMBLYOMMIDAE (a family of mites), eg: Haemaphysalis punctata (Coastal Red Tick, Red Sheep Tick) - Female - dorsal view IXODIDAE (hard ticks), eg: Ixodes (Ixodes) ricinus (Sheep Tick, Pasture Tick, Castor Bean Tick, Deer Tick) - Female - dorsal view
Order 3 subtaxa 5 ident refs
MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)
Order 4 subtaxa 9 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Key to major groups

Crotty, F. & Shepherd, M., in prep. A Key to Soil Mites in the UK

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 9 general literature references to PARASITIFORMES (parasitiform mites)

PARASITIFORMES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 146 feeding and other relationships of PARASITIFORMES (parasitiform mites)

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