acarid

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very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants

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The first one is constituted by years 2011, 2012 and 2014 which seem to present a big affinity as for the distribution of the acarids of the ground.
Itakura, "Histopathological survey of protozoa, helminths and acarids of imported and local psittacine and passerine birds in Japan," Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
Eleven different food items were found in the stomach contents: immature Diptera (Chironomidae larvae, Simulidae larvae and Caoboridae larvae), immature Trichoptera, immature insects (mainly Coleoptera larvae), immature Plecoptera, immature Ephemeroptera, terrestrial insects (Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, Homoptera), remains of insects (paws, wings, antennae), Arachnida (spiders and aquatic acarids), algae, worms (Nematoda) and detritus.
Like other wood flooring products, EWF allows no hiding place for dust and acarids. EWF provides an alternative to traditional solid hardwood parquet without compromising its warm appearance.
The soft layer of mosses houses springtails and spiders, acarids, earthworms and beetles as well as the creeping stems of the prostrate shrubs that find shelter in the moss layer from the freezing wind and from the jaws of herbivores.