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Definition of the noun Acari

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Acari is a kind of Arachnida, described by Leach in 1817.


Acari a.k.a. Acari Records is a record label.


Acari a.k.a. Acarí is a town in the Arequipa region of Peru. It has a population of 4445 and sits at an elevation of 410 meters.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

The Acari is a large group of arthropods, with over 30,000 described species and more than 2000 genera. However, this is a small proportion of the half a million species which, it is believed, exist today. Mites are widely distributed throughout ...

Google previewParasite Diversity and Diversification (2015)

by Serge Morand, Boris R. Krasnov, Tim Littlewood, D. Timothy J. Littlewood

Acari is the most diverse group of arachnids and consists of two main lineages: Acariformes (also often referred to as Actinotrichida) and Parasitiformes ( Anactinotrichida). The phylogeny and higher classification of mites within each of the ...

Google previewSouthern Cultivator (1847)

and if the acari is a female it appears with a multitude of young. These immediately set ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Platyhelminthes Cestodes, Platyhelminthes 20 Taenia saginata Adults 20 Otobius megnini Adults Acari, Chelicerata 21 Rhipicephalus species Hyalomma species Male adults Acari, Chelicerata 22 Rhipicephalus species Hyalomma species ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Decu, Moulis and Bucharest: Société de Biospéologie ARACHNIDA: ACARI (MITES AND TICKS) Acari (mites and ticks) and spiders are the most diverse and abundant groups of Arachnida in the subterranean ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

AcARI, a-ka'ri. s. pl. (Greek.) Those small arachnoid, or spider-like animals, which have a singlejointed chalicer or pincer resembling an antenna, or a suctorious mouth.-See Acarides. AcARIDEs, a-ka're-dis, s. (akari, Gr.) A subdivision of the ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

ACARI, ak'a-ri, pi of Acarus. ACARPOUS, a-kar'pus, adj. (bot.) Without, or not producing, fruit. [Gr. a, priv., and karpos, fruit] ACARTJS, ak'a-rus, n. A genus of minute insects, of the class Arachnides, embracing the mites and ticks :— pi. Ac' ari.

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1I1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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