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Red & White Spider Mites

Red & White Spider Mites
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
May 17, 2015
Size: 530 micro meters
Larger red mites appeared to have cleared infestation of smaller mites on Rose bush. Is the red one a predator mite?

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My best guess would be that the red one is simply an adult and the smaller one is a juvenile; hence the juveniles grew up and were replaced by larger red ones. They both resemble spider mites.

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