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This has to be the smallest spider i've seen. it's about 1-1.5 mm in length. Found on the underside of a chinese hat leaf. It's bright orange in color and rests parallel to the leaf veins. It seems to avoid light and when I turned the leaf upside down, it ran to the other side.

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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

I agree with JohanHeyns. This looks like a Velvet Mite.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trombidiida...

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Velvet Mite

adarsha.joisa
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adarsha.joisa

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jun 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 10, 2012

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