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Photo#1533000
Red water mite - Eylais

Red water mite - Eylais
Surry, Hancock County, Maine, USA
May 31, 2018
Size: 3-5mm

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Eylais
This is an Eylais (Eylaidae). The characteristic 'eyeglasses' shape of the eye lenses may be apparent in this photograph, or it could just be a reflection from the water; however, the body shape, colour, and trailing fourth legs are good clues to the genus.

 
Eylais
Thanks for the ID, Heather

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