SUBCLASS ACARI (Mites & Ticks)

Class Arachnida-Trombidiformes-Anystidae-Whirligig Mites (C)


Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.335835, -110.965966
Elevation: 4,044 ft
January 6, 2020
Size: 0.9 mm (body)
Found by Cesar Grijalba on his office desk
Determined by Dr. Ron Ochoa who said: “These mites are amazing, a predator (Anystidae), associated with trees.”
and Dr. Cal Welbourn who said: “This mite is Anystidae; probably Anystis sp.”

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