Raillietia

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Raillietia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Order: Mesostigmata
Superfamily: Dermanyssoidea
Family: Raillietiidae
Vitzthum, 1943
Genus: Raillietia
Troessart, 1902

Raillietia is a genus of mites placed in its own family, Railletiidae, in the order Mesostigmata. Its name honours French parasitologist Louis-Joseph Alcide Railliet. It contains seven recognized species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Evans Walter (ed.). "Raillietiidae Species Listing". Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved September 3, 2010.