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Even the fleas have fleas - Systena marginalis

Even the fleas have fleas - Systena marginalis
Near Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
September 11, 2008
That's a pretty big mite for this little flea beetle. Anyone know the ID of the people?

Moved from Flea Beetles.

Thanks, Tom, that does look like a good match.

& shotgun (how did I make that typo? I guess beetle sounds like people?) yes, maybe a wasp, I probably jumped to conclusions since so many of those clinging mites are that color of red. No other pics, unfortunately.

i think
your name is Stephen Cresswell (sorry i couldnt resist) the red thing desnt look like a mite but a wasp to me. is that the only picture?

Don't know about the mite but
the beetle looks like Systena marginalis.

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