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Acari

[′a·kə·rē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Acarina.
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Key Words: Triticum aestivum, acarid, mites, nutritional losses.
Temperature preference and respiration of acarid mites.
Klimov (2000) revised acarid mites of tribe Caloglyphini and synonymized Caloglyphus with Sancassania and described a new species.
The District Narowal in Punjab province was surveyed to explore new taxa and distribution range of acarid mites.
Key words: Acarid, mites, genus Acotyledon, wheat, rice, Kamokiensis, Wazirabadensis.
Many organisms with rapid metabolisms may quickly use up all the oxygen of a space like this, but studies performed on some species, such as the acarid mite Alaskozetes antarcticus, have shown that 80% of the population can survive period of 28 days at a temperature of 32[degrees]F (0[degrees]C) in the absence of oxygen.
The comparative analysis of the monthly evolution of oribates and that of the pluviometry shows the impact of the latter on the temporal dispersal of acarids at ground level.