Aculops rhois Stebbins, 1909

Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Trombidiformes

Family: Eriophyidae

Genus: Aculops

Species: Aculops rhois

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

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