- Passed from dog to dog, adult female sarcoptic mange mites tunnel under a dog's skin to lay eggs.
- Arachnids are members of a class of animals that includes spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks.
- Living among these early land plants were a diverse selection of arthropods, including spiders, mites, myriapods and collembolids
- While the true scorpions have been classified in the Arachnida along with the scorpions, spiders, mites, etc, these being primarily terrestrial.
- Vacuuming removes mite allergen from carpets but is inefficient at removing live mites.
- Hummingbirds often pick up nectar mites when they visit flowers.
- The most important of these include a predatory spider mite, the mite destroyer beetle, the six-spotted thrips and the minute pirate bug.
- He was calling to ask me what I knew about scabies, parasitic mites that infest human skin; somehow, scabies figured into a child custody dispute.
- Some arachnid chelicerates are parasites, such as ticks and mites.
- While the hybrid zone in North America has not been studied, it is possible that its dynamics have been changed by the parasitic mite Varroa destructor.
- For the most part, the so-called feather mites live a quiet life, hanging out on the surface of bird feathers, feeding off oil and fungi.
- While the plight of parasitic lice and mites are unlikely to attract outpourings of public sympathy, more charismatic insects are also at risk.
- Methods for improving the residual control of mites and prolonging the protection of plants from mites infestations
- Ticks belong to the class Arachnida, which counts mites, spiders and scorpions among its members.
- On the other hand, although they are also primarily decomposers associated with soils, certain oribatid mites are herbivorous on living plants.
- In captive conditions, mites such as the red mite can live in cracks in and around the perch.
- As I watched, several kinds of ants crossed my view, followed by a tiny red mite, a sizable wolf spider, and two colorful jumping spiders.
- All of these arthropods are known predators of insect eggs; on at least 17 plants, adult mites were directly observed attacking eggs.
- But a parasitic mite, Varroa destructor, has started to wreak havoc on honeybee colonies.
- Dust mites are very minute arachnids (related to spiders) that live primarily on flakes of human skin.
1(small child, animal)chiquitín masculinechiquitina femininethe poor little mite! — ¡pobrecito!
- ‘She's just a poor little mite - I feel terrible as a person having to say this kind of thing but I didn't know what else to do I was so desperate,’ he said.
- The poor little mite was obviously distressed and was hobbling around on its good leg, often resting on the ground.
- Poor little mite was rather disappointed when he realised it was months away yet, but it hasn't seemed to stop him asking again at regular intervals throughout the day.
- A mite of a bird must have decided his statue presented refuge.
- It's not right that those who are die close to you are your own age or younger when you're but a mite of a sweet boy.
- Poor little mite, you can just see the new spots appearing as you watch.
- His cold has developed into full blown ‘smoker's cough’ this morning, poor little mite.
- I'm gonna have to get him to the vets very soon the poor mite, he seems happy enough other than a bit of scratching though.
- Poor little mite was most disturbed by the adventure and shivered in my arms, probably not from fear but more from uncertainty.
- Poor little mite is going to hate going to the surgery at the end of all this.
- She's been having a nightmare, poor little mite.
2(small amount)pizca femininepelín masculine informalthe widow's mite — el óbolo de la viuda
- He's a strong, practiced businessman and never lets a mite of logic slip from his grasp.
- And then she asks that the wedding feast be cooked without a mite of salt.
3as adverb a mite — algo
- she answered a mite impatiently — contestó con un pelín de impaciencia