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Photo#1034177
On Diptera found in Boxelder

On Diptera found in Boxelder
Blanchard township, Driftless Prairies, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
April 5, 2014
Size: less than 1mm
This is what I'm thinking is a beetle that was in the chunk of Boxelder (Acer negundo). I'm not sure if it should be posted separately.

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On Diptera found in Boxelder On Diptera found in Boxelder

Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Mesostigmata: Uropodina
This is a uropodine mite, probably Uropodoidea but difficult to confirm without a good ventral view.

Cheers,
Heather

please unlink the mite photos from the fly's
you can cross-ref those using the [thumb:xxxx] format or otherwise, but linking is reserved strictly for images of the same individual

Moved

 
This mite was found along wit
This mite was found along with this fly on a piece of rotting boxelder

Heather, I will unglue the mite and get a good photo. Thank you for your help.