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brown mite

brown mite
Windham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Size: about 1.2 mm
Collected Jan. 1, 2007 by sifting hand-shredded moss samples gathered Dec. 9 from a wooded area. There appeared to be a fair number of this species in the moss. Millimeter marks are seen in background.

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Moved from Mesostigmata.

likely Mesostigmata
Most of the brownish, sclerotized mites belong to the Order
Mesostigmata but it is obviously difficult to distinguish families from photos.

Dr. Eddie Ueckermann
Plant Protection Research Institute
South Africa

Moved from Mites and Ticks.

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