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Small Skipper and Mites?

Observed: 27th July 2013 By: km1km1’s reputation in Invertebrateskm1’s reputation in Invertebrateskm1’s reputation in Invertebrateskm1’s reputation in Invertebrates
Small Skipper and Mites?
Description:

I was looking at David Howdon's photos earlier and thinking I hadn't seen any mites on the local butterflies when I cropped this photo tonight and noticed the red/orange balls on it! Oh Dear! I hope they are not too harmful if they are mites.

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Species interactions

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Species with which Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) interacts