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Ivy mite?

Observed: 25th April 2013 By: campathmikecampathmike’s reputation in Invertebratescampathmike’s reputation in Invertebratescampathmike’s reputation in Invertebrates
mite 1a
mite 1b
Description:

I've noticed that on the photographs of several bumblebees and flies that I've recently uploaded to iSpot that there appear to be small mite like invertebrates on the same ivy leaves. Are these ivy mites? For scale the first picture includes the leg of an adjacent fly.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ivy mite (Bryobia kissophila) interacts