Mites, page 3

Below is Tyrophagus sp. a forage mite. This mite infests and spoils food. It can cause allergies in humans, cats and dogs.

Tyrophagus sp., forage mite

Below isHumerobates sp., a beetle mite. It is a soil-enriching mite.

Humerobates sp., beetle mite

Leptus beroni, Red velvet mite

red velvet mite (Leptu beroni on harvestman

Leptus beroni, the Red velvet mite (seen on the back of a harvestman above) is relatively large, soft, bright red, and has fine hair giving it the appearance of velvet. It has a body length of around 1 mm. The mite feeds on other mites, springtails, aphids etc. The larvae often use harvestmen to transport and disperse them to other suitable habitats.

  Merostomata (horseshoe crabs)
  Pycnogona (sea spiders)
  Arachnida spiders
  Arachnida scorpions
  Arachnida solifugae (sun spiders, wind scorpions)
  Arachnida palpigradi (microwhip scorpions)
  Arachnida Uropygi (whip scorpions)
  Arachnida Amblypygi (whip spiders)
  Arachnida Schizomida, short-tailed whip scorpions
  Arachnida pseudoscorpiones
  Arachnida mites, watermites
  Arachnida ticks
  Arachnida opiliones, harvestmen