acari

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acari

(ăk′ə-rī′)
n.
1. Plural of acarus.
2. Acari The group of species in the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes the ticks and mites.
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The most important conclusion is that the combination of diapause and rest post--diapause, characteristic of numerous acarids acariforme existing, corresponds the ancestral initial state of dormancy in the adaptations (in particular oribates) to environmental changes.