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Photo#1230547
Mite

Mite
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
May 29, 2016
On a male chironomid:

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Mite Mite

Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Hydrachnidia
It's a larval water mite (Parasitengona: Hydrachnidia [or Hydrachnidiae]) but I can't tell you what superfamily. Lot's of different water mite taxa use chironomids as hosts.

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