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Arthropod Class Arachnida (Mites and Spiders)

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» Class Arachnida (Mites and Spiders)
Order in ArachnidaNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
AcariMites27
AraneaeSpiders02
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Pictures Below
These occasionally aquatic creatures are not known to be particularly important to trout, but I have a few neat pictures.

Pictures of 4 Arthropod Specimens in the Class Arachnida:

Specimen Page:12
Acari (Mites) Mite AdultAcari (Mites) Arthropod Adult View 4 PicturesThese tiny little aquatic mites show up in my samples from time to time. This fairly large one is only about 1mm long, so these aren't relevant to trout, but it's interesting to know that they're down there, anyway.
Collected April 1, 2007 from Mystery Creek #62 in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 2, 2007
Arachnida (Mites and Spiders) Arthropod NymphArachnida (Mites and Spiders) Arthropod Nymph View 3 PicturesMites are quite beautiful when viewed with magnification. Some get large like the middle photo which is of a red mite about the size of a pea.
Collected July 4, 2009 from Wetlands in Glacier National Park in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Acari (Mites) Mite AdultAcari (Mites) Arthropod Adult View 2 Pictures
Collected February 7, 2004 from unknown in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
Specimen Page:12

2 Streamside Pictures of Arachnida Arthropods:

This spider lives in the rocks streambed of a Catskill trout stream.  In this picture: Arthropod Order Araneae (Spiders). From unknown in Wisconsin.
This spider lives in the rocks streambed of a Catskill trout stream.

In this picture: Arthropod Order Araneae (Spiders).
Date TakenApr 16, 2005
Date AddedFeb 2, 2006
AuthorTroutnut

1 Underwater Picture of Arachnida Arthropods:

A couple tiny aquatic mites are clinging to this rock.  In this picture: Arthropod Order Acari (Mites). From Mystery Creek # 90 in Wisconsin.
A couple tiny aquatic mites are clinging to this rock.

In this picture: Arthropod Order Acari (Mites).
Date TakenApr 1, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut

Recent Discussions of Arachnida

chuck 1 Reply »
Posted by Cspear on Aug 20, 2008 in the order Araneae
Last reply on Aug 20, 2008 by GONZO
I have these Arthropod Order Araneae (Spiders) all over my property last weekend in West Kill NY. Are they poisonous? Do they live in the creek? Are they coming out of the creek to hatch because each one had a wed and egg sacks inside. They are big! Any thing interesting or warnings about these, I'd like to know.
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