acarina ac·a·ri·na (āk’ə-rī’nə, -rē’-)
an order of arachnida comprising the mites and ticks and including several species that are parasitic to humans and animals.
historical examples

the larv of the acarina with their peculiar ecdyses are to be regarded as much modified larval forms.
the works of francis maitland balfour, volume ii (of 4) francis maitland balfour

the microscopic tardigrad are, in fact, closely connected with insects, and the acarina with worms.
the insect jules michelet

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