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1. Plural of acarus.
2. Acari The group of species in the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes the ticks and mites.


(ˈæk ər əs)

n., pl. -a•ri (-əˌraɪ)
a mite, esp. of the genus Acarus.
[1650–60; < New Latin < Greek ákari mite]
ac′a•roid`, adj.
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A variety of parasites has been reported to infect/infest Myotis californicus, including 2 species of coccidia, 6 species of Acari, one insect, and a single species each of trematode and nematode in North America (Table 1).
By contrast we recognize a corresponding lack of effort, or expertise, when it comes to members of the Acari, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones, and the "minor" orders.
Later in the year he plans to continue his report on the dig at the Inca/Spanish site in the Acari Valley, where the buried ancient architecture shows amazing sophistication.
Orders Diptera, Acari, and Araneida were abundant on Sapium, while orders such as Thysanoptera, Neuroptera, Orthoptera were present in much lower relative abundances.
Joey DiFrancesco, Bernadette DiFrancesco, Norman Weinstock, Tony Acari, and Steve Christie received overwhelming support from the shareholders.
Five classes of invertebrates were collected: Arachnida (including orders Acari and Araneae); Diplopoda; Gastropoda (order Pulmonata); Hexapoda (including orders Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, and Trichoptera); and Malacostraca (order Isopoda).
a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, which owns the gold interests in the Acari, Casaden and Tumipampa properties in Peru.
Since 1984, Robinson has made summer treks to Peru, where he conducts archaeological investigations on the south coast, in a place known as the Acari Valley, south of the little town of Nasca.
In addition to the rarely documented instances where some phoretic uropodid species deutonymphs behaviorally stray from their normal arthropod hosts to lizard hosts, there are some recorded cases among the Acari where analogous and seemingly anomalous host shifts have occurred at the evolutionary/phylogenetic level.