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Velvet Mite - Trombidium

Velvet Mite - Trombidium
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
April 5, 2005

Moved from true velvet mites.

Cohort Correction
The cohort is really spelled "Parasitengonina" and not "Parasitengona".

-Krantz GW and Walter DE. A Manual of Acarology. 3rd Edition. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press. 2009.

Robin, thanks for checking that out. I'm putting it back in the family page.

any info
hi all i want any information about this spider plz ? name ext ..

[b]Nome científico/Scientifi
Nome científico/Scientific name:
Trombidium olosericum

for the scientific name.

no such species
Rafa may have meant "Trombidium holosericeum" but that is a Palearctic species, according to this list by Joanna Makol of Poland; I couldn't find any North American records of holosericeum on the web.

This might be a Trombidium or Allothrombium species - or even something in a different family, for all I know.

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