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J Arachnids

Biology

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mite-like. acarian acaroid
any member of the class Acarida, mites and ticks. acarid acaridan acaridean acaridian
see ACARIAN. acaroid
a mite. Pl. ACARI. acarus
any member of the Arachnida, the large class of arthropods that includes spiders, scorpions, mites, etc. arachnid arachnidan
a spider. araneid
related to spiders. araneidan+
a spider. attercop ethercap ettercap
(S. Afr.) a large black spider; also a baboon. bobbejaan+
a very small arachnid that breeds in cheese. cheesemite
moving quickly, applied specifically to the Lycosidae or wolf-spiders that run down their prey. citigrade
a genus of spiders, including the common garden spider. epeira
a member of the family Epeiridae, that includes garden spiders. epeirid
any of a large family of minute plant-feeding MITES. eriophyid
see ATTERCOP. ethercap
see ATTERCOP. ettercap
any member of the Opiliones, a class of Arachnida with very long legs. harvester harvestman
a TICK from the family Ixodidae. [Gk. ixodes, sticky, from ixos, birdlime]. ixodid
a venomous black New Zealand spider with a red spot on its back. Pl. KATIPOS. katipo
any of various tiny arachnids of the order Acarida, many of which carry disease, smaller than ticks and, unlike them, are not always parasitic in habits. mite
infested with mites: MITIER, MITIEST. mity
an American bird-catching spider. [Gk. mygale a field-mouse, a shrew, from mys, mouse, and galee, weasel]. mygale
any of a family of eyeless mites. oribatid
one of the Phalangoidea, a long-legged arachnid, a harvest-spider. phalangid
any of various small arachnids of the order Pseudoscorpiones, resembling a scorpion but tailless, and found in soil, leaf litter, bark, etc. pseudoscorpion
a kind of jumping spider. saltigrade
relating to a genus of small MITES. sarcoptic
a scorpion; a scorpion-like animal. scorpioid
any arachnid of the genus Scorpio or order Scorpionida with head and thorax united, pincers, four pairs of legs, and a segmented abdomen including a tail with a venomous sting. scorpion
a type of venomous arachnid. solpugid
an arachnid of the order Araneae. spider
like a spider. spiderish spiderlike
abounding in spiders; (of writing) thin and straggly. spidery
a venomous South African tick. tampan
any one of several species of large spiders, popularly supposed to be very venomous. Pl. TARANTULAE or TARANTULAS. tarantula
any of the larger bloodsucking MITES of the Acarina order. tick
of or relating to any of the MITE family (Trombiculidae). trombiculid
a mite of the genus Tyroglyphus, including the CHEESEMITE and the flour-mite. [Gr. tyros, cheese, + glyphein, to carve]. tyroglyphid
an Asiatic MITE which paralyses and kills the honey-bee. [From Varro, a Latin writer on bees]. varroa
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