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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?

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David Howdon

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.