Funding for this research was provided by:
nederlandse organisatie voor wetenschappelijk onderzoek (VIDI grant no. 864.13.005)
Received: 23 June 2021
Accepted: 22 December 2021
First Online: 8 January 2022
: In accordance with the Dutch 2014 Animal Experiments Act (ExternalRef removed) (in Dutch), no ethics approval or consent is required for experiments on mites, as regulations within the Act only apply to vertebrates and cephalopods.
: Not applicable.
: All authors declare no competing interests.