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Velvet mite


Super small 2 mm. Just one chance to take the photo and then I lost it. It is a velvet mit.


Oak forest.

No species ID suggestions


LuisStevens 5 years ago

Thank you theridula for the ID

theridula 5 years ago

This is not a spider mite (Tetranychidae) but a velvet mite relative in the family Smarididae.

LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Chun Xing Wong for the ID

ChunXingWong 6 years ago

It's a spider mite, a close relative of the spider.

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Lat: 22.19, Long: -100.57

Spotted on Jan 10, 2013
Submitted on Jan 13, 2013

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