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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 like needles and pins: Some people are so afraid of bugs and beetles that they seal off their windows, vacuum and sweep several times a day, and feel anxious outside their "cleansed" homes or apartments.
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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.