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acarid

 [ak´ah-rid]
a tick or a mite of the order Acarina.

ac·a·rid

(ak'ă-rid),
A general term for a member of the family Acaridae or for a mite.
Synonym(s): acaridan
[G. akari, mite]

acarid

(ăk′ə-rĭd)
adj.
Of, relating to, or belonging to the arachnid family Acaridae, which includes mites that infest stored food.
n.
An arachnid of the subclass Acari or the order Acarina, which includes the mites and ticks.

ac·a·rid

(ak'ă-rid)
A general term for a member of the family Acaridae or for a mite.
[G. akari, mite]

acarid

A member of the very large order Acarina , which includes the mites and ticks. Some are parasitic, some free-living. Trombiculid mites are vectors of scrub TYPHUS, and Sarcoptes scabiei causes mange in animals and SCABIES in humans.
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A review of acarid mites of the tribe Caloglyphini (Acaridae: Acariformes) with description of a new genus and species from Siberia and Russian Far East.
New species of acarid mite of the genus Caloglyphus (Acari: Acaridae) from the Russian Far East.
On the identity of new acarid mites in genus Caloglyphus Berlese occurring in Asian expanse (Pakistan) (Acarina: Acaridae).
Acarid mites of genus Acotyledon include number of species which infest wide range of stored food stuffs (Ashfaq et al., 1986, 1987, 1990; Chmielewski, 1999).
Tardigrades, rotifers, acarid mites, and insects (mainly springtails and flies) complete the range of groups found, together with some heterotrophic protoctists traditionally considered as protozoans.
The first one is constituted by years 2011, 2012 and 2014 which seem to present a big affinity as for the distribution of the acarids of the ground.
2011 and 2012 show that the wealth of oribates is much more refined during the months when the temperatures are relatively more important in particular the months of the spring and summery season with a light appearance of acarids during the months of the autumnal season.