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Aquatic mite? Water tick? - Limnesia

Aquatic mite? Water tick? - Limnesia
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
March 24, 2010
Viewed through a macro-scope. This creature is from a freshwater pond. I thought I was preparing a daphina slide; clearly not a daphnia. He is remarkably fast swimming for his size. Thanks.

male Limnesia sp. -- H. Proctor det.
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Moved from ID Request.

Aquatic mite, sure
i hope Dr Proctor will further the ID

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