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Page Last Updated: December 20 2020
Velvet Mite - approx. 3 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Trombidiidae (Velvet Mites)
Genus: Allothrombium?
Species: ?
Order: Trombidiformes
4 species
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Acariformes
Poecilochirus Mites - approx. 1.5 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Parasitidae
Genus: Poecilochirus
Species: ?
Order: Mesostigmata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Parasitiformes
Velvet Mite - approx. 3 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - May 2008
Poecilochirus Mites on Burying Beetle - approx. 1.5 mm - Etobicoke Valley Park - June 2013
More Velvet Mites
More Velvet Mites
Updated September 26 2017
Eriophyidae Gall Mites - gall approx. 1 cm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Eriophyidae (gall mites)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Order: Trombidiformes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Acariformes
Gall Mites on Silver Maple - galls approx. 1 cm - Markham (Warden & Steeles) - July 2020
More Eriophyidae Gall Mites
More Eriophyidae Gall Mites
Updated December 1 2020
More Poecilochirus Mites
More Poecilochirus Mites
Updated December 1 2020
Eriophyidae Gall Mites - gall approx. 5 mm
Subclass: Acari (Mites & Ticks)
Family: Eriophyidae (gall mites)
Genus: Eriophyes
Species: Cerasicrumena
Order: Trombidiformes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Superorder: Acariformes
Gall Mites on Black Cherry - galls approx. 5 mm - High Park - May 2010