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Trombidiform Mite


A hairy red mite with orange-red legs (relatively free of spines), body about 4 mm in length. These mites are predators and free living. A Trombidiform mite, not sure which family since there are more than 100 families now.


Found on a wall at night, near garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.

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San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.62

Spotted on Oct 28, 2018
Submitted on Oct 30, 2018

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