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Clover Mite

Bryobia praetiosa


Small red insect


Grassy area next to a pond


According to the American Pest website,, "Clover mites are close relatives of ticks and spiders and are true mites, not insects. They are small household-invading mites that have long front legs. To the naked eye they are no more than tiny red bugs and appear no larger than a pinhead. For the most part they feed on clover, grassy lawns, plants and weeds and tend to appear by the thousands in the spring and fall months."

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Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.30, Long: -83.66

Spotted on Apr 28, 2017
Submitted on May 3, 2017

Spotted for missions

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