Beetle mite

(Zool.) one of many species of mites, of the family Oribatidæ, parasitic on beetles.

See also: Beetle

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A family of beetle mites may be the first animal lineage to have abandoned sexual reproduction and then reevolved it.
Norton, Darmstadt's Katja Domes, and their colleagues analyzed three genetic sequences from each of 30 species of beetle mites.