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This poor Longhorn Beetle has lots of parasites on it :(
You don't have to worry much about the mites. They probaly aren't parasites, just passengers.Taking the beetle as a hike (unquestioned) to the next favourable dead wood habitat, where they may feed on fungi,or stuff.
Thanks, @Sergio :)
Awesome finding, Albert.
I have tried to do that long time ago, @MrsPbio but it was hardly possible as those mites are very tiny and they hang on very tightly! ha ha
If I had found it, I would've probably taken it home and picked off all the mites. Poor thing. I'm such a softie! lol (And yes, I've been known to do things like that...hah!)
Lat: 4.32, Long: 117.98
Spotted on Nov 21, 2016 Submitted on Dec 18, 2016