Definition of Oribatid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of a group of mites of the superfamily ''Oribatoidea'' ¹



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Definition of Oribatid

1. any of a family of eyeless mites [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oribatid

orgiastic
orgiastically
orgiasts
orgic
orgies
orgillous
orgones
orgue
orgues
orgul
orgulity
orgulous
orgyia
oribatid (current term)
oribatids
oribi
oribis
oricalche
oricha
orichalc
orichalceous
orichalch
orichalchum
orichalcs
orichalcum
orichas
orickite
oriel

Literary usage of Oribatid

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"Our eventual knowledge of oribatid distribution seemed likely, ... Now there appeared to me reasons for anticipating that the oribatid fauna of widely ..."

2. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"AN oribatid MITE reason they are sometimes termed "beetle mites"; ... The resemblance of the oribatid mites to beetles is increased by the fact that the ..."

3. The Periodical Cicada by C. L. Marlatt (1907)
"The following are Mr. Banks's determinations of the oribatid material: (1) ... (6) oribatid nymphs, collected with the last and possibly belonging to the ..."

4. British Oribatidæ by Albert Davidson Michael (1884)
"Very often, if the moss be collected in winter, the oribatid/. ... It must be remembered in collecting oribatid/.e that they are very averse to light, ..."

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