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Red Mite on Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata

Red Mite on Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata
Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
October 2, 2013
Size: miniscule
I noticed that this adult Oak Treehopper had picked up a parasite of some sort.
Is that a mite?

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Red Mite on Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata Red Mite on Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata