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Large red damselfly

Observed: 13th July 2013 By: JonathanClarkJonathanClark’s reputation in InvertebratesJonathanClark’s reputation in InvertebratesJonathanClark’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Yes, it's a large red damselfly but I'm wondering about the mass under it's thorax. Mites perhaps?

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They probably are mites -

They probably are mites - many insects are inflicted with them