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Photo#1464464
What is this?

What is this?
Chestertown, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, USA
May 14, 2016
Size: 3-5 mm

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

Philopteridae sp.
I've come to Bird Louse (family: Philopteridae). Can we identify it further?

 
most likely you'll need to make a cleared slide mount
for microscopic examination under high magnification. Most tiny things like mites, scales and thrips need to be prepared in this manner. Pretty much impossible to ID based upon a blurry photo, since the tiny hairs, pores and spines need to be seen clearly. There are hundreds or even thousands of things it could be confused with.

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I have no idea what this is but I surely hope someone can tell us.

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