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Taxonavigation: Trombidioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Acariformes
Ordo: Trombidiformes
Subordo: Prostigmata
Cohort: Anystina
Hypordo: Parasitengona
Subcohort: Trombidiina
Superfamilia: Trombidioidea

Familia: Trombidiidae
Subfamiliae: Allothrombiinae - Dolichothrombiinae - Paratrombiinae - Trombidiinae - incertae sedis

Overview of genera (27)[edit]

Allothrombium – Andinothrombium – Andrethrombium – Arknotrombium – Caenothrombium – Calctrombidium – Cicaditrombium – Clinotrombium – Darjeelingia – Dinothrombium – Dolichothrombium – Iranitrombium – Mesothrombium – Monotrombium – Oskootrombium – Paratrombium – Pollicotrombium – Robauxthrombium – Ronaldothrombium – Sicilitrombium – Trombidium – Variathrombium – Wohltmannella – Xenothrombium


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Velvet Mites
magyar: Bársonyatkafélék
中文: 恙螨科