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Harvest man and mites

Observed: 31st July 2013 By: ChrissyChrissy’s reputation in Invertebrates
Harvest man and mites

Are the mites harmful?

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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red dots

are those some sort of parasitic mite atatched to it?

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I can't identify the

I can't identify the Harvestman but red mite larvae are a common sight attached to many harvestmen. They cement them selves in place, dig their mouthparts into the harvestman host and suck on body fluids.