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Mites - Tetranychus urticae

Mites - Tetranychus urticae
Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
August 13, 2014
Originally thought these looked like mites, but discounted since A. I found a spider nearby and B. I was never aware mites could produce web.

Host plant domestic Tagetes.

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Moved
Moved from Spider Mites.

Some of my images show the diagnostic two spotting.

 
Image
Could you post one? That would be a nice addition.

 
Yes
It is not a great image however, like this one--later today I will go out, get a black sheet of paper, and try some better images.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Spider mites
The "spiderlings" in this photo are actually spider mites. They are responsible for the webbing as well as the discoloration of the leaves.

 
Ah
That makes sense, I originally thought they were mites due to the shape. Then I found the female spider in one of the deeper parts of the web, and assumed it was that and that these had to be spiderlings.

I didn't know mites produced web either.

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