A long, depressed form borer. Usually brownish green, roughened by shallow pits of brighter metallic color.

Flat Headed Apple Tree Borer

A long, depressed form borer. Usually brownish green, roughened by shallow pits of brighter metallic…

"The Cheese-mite, <em>Acarus domesticus</em>, and others are parasitic upon or beneath the skin of man and other animals." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Cheese-mite

"The Cheese-mite, Acarus domesticus, and others are parasitic upon or beneath the skin of man…

The itch mite (Sarcoptes) is a genus of skin parasites, and part of the larger family of mites collectively known as "scab mites". Adult scabies mites are spherical, eyeless mites with four pairs of legs. They are recognizable by their oval, ventrally flattened and dorsally convex tortoise-like body and multiple cuticular spines. Females are 0.30 to .45 mm long and 0.25 to 0.35 mm wide, and males are just over half that size.

Itch Mite

The itch mite (Sarcoptes) is a genus of skin parasites, and part of the larger family of mites collectively…

"Of the true mites, the domestic or cheese mite and the itch-mite are examples." &mdash; Williams, 1889

Itch-mite

"Of the true mites, the domestic or cheese mite and the itch-mite are examples." — Williams, 1889

Most mites live as external parasites sucking the blood of their host..

Mite

Most mites live as external parasites sucking the blood of their host..

The mites form with the ticks the order Acarina, and are distinguished by the fact that the abdomen is amalgamated with the cephalothorax to form a single mass.

Mite

The mites form with the ticks the order Acarina, and are distinguished by the fact that the abdomen…

The mites form with the ticks the order Acarina, and are distinguished by the fact that the abdomen is amalgamated with the cephalothorax to form a single mass.

Mite

The mites form with the ticks the order Acarina, and are distinguished by the fact that the abdomen…

"Of the true mites, the domestic or cheese mite and the itch-mite are examples." &mdash; Williams, 1889

Cheese mite

"Of the true mites, the domestic or cheese mite and the itch-mite are examples." — Williams, 1889

The Flour Mite (Acarus siro) is an arachnid that is a pest of stored grain and flour.

Flour Mite

The Flour Mite (Acarus siro) is an arachnid that is a pest of stored grain and flour.

The harvest mite or chigger (Leptus autumnalis) is a mite that live in forests and grasslands.

Harvest Mite

The harvest mite or chigger (Leptus autumnalis) is a mite that live in forests and grasslands.

Pictured are pear leaves attacked by phytoptus pyris, also known as gall mites. A represents a leaf recently attacked by mites. B represents a leaf with old mite galls.

Pear Leaf Attacked by Phytoptus Pyris

Pictured are pear leaves attacked by phytoptus pyris, also known as gall mites. A represents a leaf…