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Tiny strange insect

Observed: 19th August 2011 By: vivmbrooks
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Description:

Very small insect on dead wood

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Moo's picture

Mite

Looks like 8 legs, so perhaps a mite of some kind?

DavidHowdon's picture

How small

is very small? In mms?

Brittany Benson's picture

Oribatida

Yep, it's an oribatid mite. The family is Liodidae Grandjean, 1954.

But, I'm not sure on the genus.