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Mite on Mite - Leptus

Mite on Mite - Leptus
Lenexa, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
May 12, 2012
Size: ~2mm
Almost thought it was too small to take a photo of, but went back inside and got the camera and was surprised when I blew it up on the screen that the mite has mites! In a woodland/prairie area.

Moved from Mites and Ticks.

I don't suppose you still have the specimen? I work on this group for my PhD.

Just read your bio...
I'll plan to collect velvet mites as I find them for you. I'm just on the west side of the Kansas City area.

I didn't keep the specimen, but if I see any again, I'd be happy to collect them for you.

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