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Hannah Davis

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Kleine schwarze Milbe mit roten Beinen
« am: 2017-04-10 15:08:58 »
Found this little mite scampering around in the soil and sparse grass outside a building in Berlin (the last photo shows it in its habitat). I got it under a stereo microscope to take a few photos, but it was too quick for me to get any decent ones, and I wasn't in the mood to kill/dissect it. Looks like a black potato with red legs, but there was definitely a small red spot on the dorsal side, and on the ventral side, the anal and sternal plates also appear to be red. Anyone have any idea what it is?

Biology Masters student, originally from Canada.