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Photo#657430
mite

mite
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
June 14, 2012
Size: less than 1mm

Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Anystinae
I agree with whirligig mite (Anystinae), and that it looks weird. There are other anystine genera in the U.S. besides Anystis, perhaps this is one of them? Unfortunately, I don't think anyone would be able to ID the genus from this photo. Very interesting though. If you are able to collect a specimen and send it to me, I'd be glad to confirm the ID. Nice find!

 
I've been taking more photos
I've been taking more photos of mites this year. I've only come across one that looks like this this one time. What is the procedure for sending specimens?

Whirligig mite (Prostigmata:
Whirligig mite (Prostigmata: Anystidae), but rather an odd colour. They are usually bright orange or red.

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