Acari

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Acari

[′a·kə·rē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Acarina.
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Ticks aren't insects; they're acarines, closer kin to spiders.
A review of host resistance in turf-grasses to insects and acarines with emphasis on the southern chinch bug, pp.