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acarophobia (s) (noun), acarophobias (pl)
1. An excessive apprehension of skin infestation by mites or ticks: A person who is abnormally alarmed about getting head lice can be identified as suffering from acarophobia.
2. Fear of small objects; such as, insects, worms, mites, and non-living things; such as, needles and pins: Some people are so afraid of insects and mites that they seal off their windows, vacuum and sweep several times a day; and feel anxiety outside their "cleansed" homes.
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There are over 2,000 different kinds of fleas, of the order Siphonaptera (the kind that live in hair or fur).

—Michael Andrews, The Life That Lives on Man
Taplinger Publishing Company; New York; 1976; page 106.