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This was a very small trombidiforme estimated at about 2mm overall. Definitely quite a furry body (albeit wet?) I think puts it into the Mesothrombium genus.
On a huge log in a local national park. Conditions were extremely wet.
These usually move relentlessly denying a good photograph. Reviewing the pics later I realised why this one remained still. It was feeding on some caterpillar-like victim. Lucky me.. unlucky grub. Actually I think there's a good chance the victim is a syrphid larva.