Long-legged Red Velvet Mite
Dorsal
Ellura
Brown Tree Frog
Young
 
    
Long-haired Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Mites (Trombidiformes)
Family: Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)
Species: Long-haired Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae sp)
This Photo:     Hairy

Thank you Ray Fisher for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 12-Aug-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.