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True Velvet Mite

Trombidium sp.


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.


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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