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True Velvet Mite

Trombidium sp.

Description:

Small parasitic mites. This one was about 2mm long. They get their name from their appearance to velvet fabric. Most species in the superfamily Trombidioidea are red.

Habitat:

Iowa State University's Campus

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Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 6 years ago

Love and hate it!

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Ames, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Apr 11, 2015
Submitted on Apr 15, 2015

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