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Polyphagotarsonemus latus - female

Polyphagotarsonemus latus - Female
Porterville, Tulare County, California, USA
March 28, 2014
These tiny mites are feeding on Citrus leaves. The adults mites have four legs grouped at the front and four at the back, and there is a mid-line pale stripe. Note the eggs have a patterned surface texture.