Definition of Family Trombidiidae
1. Noun. Mites.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Acarina, Order Acarina
Member holonyms: Trombidiid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trombidiidae
Literary usage of Family Trombidiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"A spray of kerosene emulsion is also effective, killing the eggs as well as the mites. The family Trombidiidae (Trom-bi-di'-i-dae) includes the well- known ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"HARVEST-BUG, the familiar name for mites of the family Trombidiidae, belonging to the order Acari of the class Arachnida. Although at one time regarded as ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1915)
"Quite a pest some seasons on various outdoor plants. T. pilosus. Newark, on fruit trees. EL Dickerson. Family TROMBIDIIDAE. ..."
4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Members of the family Trombidiidae are commonly known as " harvest mites,'' "jiggers," or " red bugs." In Mexico they are known as ..."
5. The House Fly, Disease Carrier: An Account of Its Dangerous Activities and by Leland Ossian Howard (1911)
"... family Trombidiidae, but the adult has not been reared and is still unrecognized in Europe. Riley found these harvest mites on house flies in Missouri, ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"HARVEST-BUG, the familiar name for mites of the family Trombidiidae, belonging to the order Acari of the class Arach nida. Although at one time regarded as ..."