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Spider Mite - Anystis

Spider Mite - Anystis
Esker Lakes Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
August 5, 2006
90mm lens with 158mm of extension plus inverted 50mm. Tripod mounted with focus rail and dual flash. Estimated magnification of 3:1.

The mite is sitting on a fingernail. The "ledge" in the background is the cuticle

Moved
Moved from Whirligig Mites.

Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Probably not a spider mite. I
Probably not a spider mite. It looks more like a species of predatory Anystidae to me. - Barry OConnor

 
I agree with Barry, it is cle
I agree with Barry, it is clearly an Anystidae

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