Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA October 29, 2005 Size: < 1 mm body
A dozen or more of these tiny mites had congregated under leaves under an exterior aluminum door theshhold. I collected several with the licked-finger technique, putting them into my shirtpocket pill vial that I try to always carry for such purposes. All I saw by eye was a tiny dark thing. Magnification revealed the red legs and rump.
Contributed by Jim McClarin on 8 November, 2005 - 7:18pm Last updated 5 August, 2009 - 2:45pm
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