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This is not a true velvet mite (Trombidiidae) but a concrete mite (Balaustium) which belong to a related family (Erythraeidae).
Yes, red velvet mite (Trombidiidae) on the right and the ant looks to me like a Camponotus species. But that's only a ballpark guess.
The red Insect is a velvet. :)
Spotted on Apr 9, 2013 Submitted on Apr 9, 2013
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