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Red Velvet Mite



Red Velvet mite as the name suggests they are crimson red in colour and have velvety skin. This was about 4 to 5 mm wide in size.


It was spotted in a semi dessert bushy area in northern part of India.


They are found soon after first rains.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Cool spotting. That is a massive size for a mite. Thanks for sharing, MahabaleshwaraB.

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Gurugram, Haryana, India

Spotted on Jul 5, 2019
Submitted on Jul 6, 2019

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