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Mites on damsel fly - Enallagma basidens

Mites on damsel fly - Enallagma basidens
Independence creek, terrell County, Texas, USA
April 21, 2012
These appear to be mites on a damsel fly. I got photos of several species of damsel fly with what appears to be a tiny mite infestation.

Moved from Damselflies.

Moved from ID Request.

Mites, damsel
Yes, mite infestations on Odonata is not uncommon, as on this Double-striped Bluet.

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