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Red Velvet mite/Rain Bug


Red Velvet mites or Rain Bug are arachnids found in soil litter known for their bright red colours but are often mistaken for spiders. They are active predators as grown adults but early instars are often parasites on insects.

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Cogne, VDA, Italy

Spotted on Aug 29, 2013
Submitted on Aug 29, 2013

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