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red mite on rock near intertidal zone? - Neomolgus littoralis

red mite on rock near intertidal zone? - Neomolgus littoralis
Crystal Cove State Park, Orange County, California, USA
April 9, 2010
Size: 2mm
Usually I don't pay much attention to mites, but thought it real strange to find hundreds of these tiny red mites covering the rocks so near to the ocean.

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Bdellidae: Neomolgus littoralis
These are the largest bdellids, and are common on rocky ocean shores.

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