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Photo#173644
Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male

Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - Male
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
March 16, 2008
Any idea on what these might be?

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Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male

mites?
Did you ever get an answer on this? Those look like mites to me, similar to what you see clinging to beetles at times. Bizarre.. I've never seen that on Odonata.

I'm not an expert though. Would be interesting for somebody that knows that sort of thing to chime in.

 
Mites
In particular, they are probably Arrenurus larvae.

 
Thanks Andy!
I did get an answer from John and Jane but they posted it on the first image.

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