Prostigmata

Prostigmata

[‚prō‚stig′mäd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Trombidiformes.
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One individual of Euroglyphus magnei (Cooreman) was found on one occasion (house 4), and Oribatida mites (20 individuals) were found in 6 houses, Prostigmata mites (28 individuals) in 7 houses, and Mesostigmata mites (16 individuals) in 6 houses.
Prostigmata form a widely divergent group that can be terrestrial or aquatic and can exist as predators, as plant or fungus eaters and as parasites.
ventricosus (Newport, 1850) (phylum Arthropoda, class Arachnida, order Acarina, suborder Prostigmata, family Pyemotidae) is an ectoparasite of arthropod larvae.
Arachnid population patterns in underground cavities of a stony debris field (Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpionidea, Acari: Prostigmata, Rhagidiidae).