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Green Iguana Scale Mite

Hirstiella stamii

Habitat:

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

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2 Comments

Zoo Miami CS
Zoo Miami CS 8 years ago

This is from a non-native wild green iguana on Zoo Miami grounds. These little mites live in the creases and folds of the iguana's skin and can cause some irritation.

keithp2012
keithp2012 8 years ago

Is this on a pet? Looks painful up close

Zoo Miami CS
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Zoo Miami CS

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 20, 2009
Submitted on Aug 23, 2013

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