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Photo#125869
Red mites on dragonfly - Arrenurus

Red mites on dragonfly - Arrenurus
Repentigny, Lanaudière County, Quebec, Canada
July 2, 2007
Dragonfly, rescued from the pool. It had red "eggs" (???) underside.

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Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Moved
Moved from Dragonflies.

Dragonfly is likely
Sympetrum, male, but rubicundulum and obtrusum and a couple more all look the same at this stage. Someone who has studied male secondary genitalia may actually be able to tell you which one based on the other image!!

Red things
are immature mites.

 
Mites !!!!
Yes, of course. I will add a closeup of one of them and move the pictures to the mite page.

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