Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Acari Collection
Acari is the most diverse order of arachnids, with over 45,000 described species. They are among the smallest arachnids, where the majority of adults ranges from 0.25 to 0.75 mm long and can be even smaller. Numerous species of mites are medically important because they cause diseases in humans, and parasitarem domestic animals and crops. They can also be found in aquatic environments, freshwater and waterfront.
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Date range: Mar 9, 1965 - Nov 5, 2012
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