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Photo#1299854
Unknown mite

Unknown mite
St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
October 2, 2016
Size: less than 1 mm
Sorry for poor quality. Photo of microscope image of soil mites found in leaf mulch massing on dead cricket.

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Acaridae
These are mites of the family Acaridae (Astigmata). Given that they were on a dead cricket, my guess would be Sancassania, because they like to eat dead insects, but I can't be certain based on the photographs.

 
Thank you
Thank you Heather, I've never attempted mite identification and appreciate your expertise.

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