Dichotomous Key/Parasitiformes

Dichotomous Key
Parasitiformes
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Acari
Suborder Parasitiformes

1

  • Latigynial plates and palpal tarsus
    • Both reduced - 2
    • Neither reduced - 3

2: Ixodida

  • Attachment to host

Could also be the poorly-known Nuttalliellidae

3

4: Holothyrida

5: Mesostigmata

Last modified on 6 September 2009, at 23:43