Acarina
Arachnida A*rach"ni*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? spider.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the classes of Arthropoda. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

Note: They have four pairs of legs, no antenn[ae] nor wings, a pair of mandibles, and one pair of maxill[ae] or palpi. The head is usually consolidated with the thorax. The respiration is either by tranche[ae] or by pulmonary sacs, or by both. The class includes three principal orders: {Araneina}, or spiders; {Arthrogastra}, including scorpions, etc.; and {Acarina}, or mites and ticks. [1913 Webster]


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  • Acarina — Ac a*ri na, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a mite.] (Zo[ o]l.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acarina — Acarīna, s. Milben …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Acarina —   [griechisch], die Milben.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Acarina — Taxobox name = Mite| image width = 200px image caption = Peacock mite, Tuckerella sp. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari subclassis authority = Leach, 1817 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acarina — Acari Acarien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acarina — noun mites and ticks • Syn: ↑order Acarina • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arachnida, ↑class Arachnida • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acarina — …   Википедия

  • Acarina — see Acari …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Acarina —       subclass of the arthropod class Arachnida that includes the mite and tick (qq.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Acarina — noun The sub class of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange …   Wiktionary

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