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Mistaking My Mites

Today’s post photo is of a Red Velvet Mite (family Trombidiidae), not a Clover Mite!  Thanks to Avery for catching this!

4 responses

  1. Martha Gach

    Can clover mites be mistaken for ticks?

    May 6, 2020 at 5:16 pm

  2. Nancy Condon

    Ohhhhh, thank you for correcting that. And I thought I’d been calling it the wrong thing all these years. Phew, I wasn’t wrong.

    May 6, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    • ditto and that is the problem with Common names! I thought oh they call it something else in the US.

      May 7, 2020 at 7:00 am

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