Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#379419
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
Moved from ID Request.

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

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.