Acaridae


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A·car·i·dae

(ă-kar'i-dē),
A family of the order Acarina, a large group of exceptionally small mites, usually 0.5 mm or smaller, abundant in dried fruits and meats, grain, meal, and flour; frequently a cause of severe dermatitis among persons hypersensitized by frequent handling of infested products.
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A·car·i·dae

(ă-kar'i-dē)
A family of the order Acarina, a large group of exceptionally small mites, usually 0.5 mm or less, abundant in dried fruits and meats, grain, meal, and flour; frequently a cause of severe dermatitis among people hypersensitized by frequent handling of infested products.
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Acaridae

(a-kar'i-de) [ acarus]
A family of mites that irritate the skin.
See: itch, grain; itch, grocer's
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From Pakistan the existence of mite pests belonging to family Acaridae have been recorded continuously (Ashfaq and Chaudhri, 1983, 1984, 1986; Ashfaq et al., 1985, 1986,1999, 2000; Sher et al., 1991; Sarwar et al., 1998; Ashfaq and Sarwar, 1999, 2001; Ashfaq and Sher, 2002; Sarwar and Ashfaq, 2002, 2004).
Neryl formate [3,7-dimethyl-(Z)-2,6-octadienyl formate] as the alarm pheromone of an acarid mite, Histiogaster rotundus Woodring (Acari: Acaridae).
The major arthropod pests found in spinach crops were: Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae), Delia sp.
First Evidence of the Genus Rhizoglyphus (Acari: Acaridae) from Pakistan.
The gut content was assigned to 13 dietary items: unicellular algae, filamentous algae, fungi, macrophyte remains, Protozoa, Rotifera, Cladocera, Copepoda, Insecta larvae, Chironomidae larvae, Oligochaeta, Acaridae, and others (Porifera, Arachnidae).
En las muestras de cada localidad se encontraron dos tipos de acaros como causantes de amarillamiento de la cebolla, Rhizoglyphus echinophus y Rhizoglyphus vincatus (Acari: Acaridae), siendo R.
Abstract.- Acotyledon Oudemans is the most dominating genus of the family Acaridae which is known for its negative impact over all types of stored commodities.