Sarcoptiformes

Sarcoptiformes

[sär‚käp·tə′fȯr‚mēz]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the Acarina including minute globular mites without stigmata.
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Two major lineages of Acariformes are recognized, the Sarcoptiformes (Oribatida and Astigmata) and Trombidiformes (Prostigmata).