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Oribata Mite Under the Microscope

Oribata Mite

This mite was found on an environmental tapelift from a school in Edmonds, Washington.

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KINGDOM: Animalia PHYLUM: Arthropoda SUBPHYLUM: Chelicerata CLASS: Arachnida SUBCLASS: Acari SUPERORDER: Acariformes ORDER: Oribatida (Cryptostigmata)

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