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Acari 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 733321

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subclass  
  Synonym(s): Acarina
 
  Common Name(s): mites [English]
 
    ticks [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassArachnida  – arachnids, aracnídeo, araignées, arácnidos  
                      SubclassAcari  – mites, ticks  
    Direct Children:  
                         Superorder Acariformes   
                         Superorder Parasitiformes   
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: The Acari: A Taxonomic Framework, website (version 02-Nov-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Webpage by DE Walter after "Krantz, GW and DE Walter (Eds.) (In Press). A Manual of Acarology 3rd Edition. Texas Tech University Press" at http://www.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/mites/Invasive_Mite_Identification/key/Whole_site/Mite_Classification.htm   
  Reference for: Acari   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition   
  Page(s): 42   
  Publisher: American Tarantula Society   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-929427-11-5   
  Notes: The American Arachnological Society Committee on Common Names of Arachnids. Available online at http://atshq.org/downloads.php   
  Reference for: Acari, mites [English], ticks [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Krantz, G. W., and D. E. Walter, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Manual of Acarology, 3rd Edition   
  Page(s): viii+807   
  Publisher: Texas Tech University Press   
  Publication Place: Lubbock, Texas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780896726208   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acari   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Acari and Acarina have both been used for this taxon  
    For the upper hierarchy within Acari, ITIS has followed the classification from the forthcoming work: Krantz, GW and DE Walter (Eds.) (In Press). A Manual of Acarology 3rd Edition. Texas Tech University Press  
 

 

   

 
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