Short-haired Red Velvet Mite
Male & Female
Long-haired Red Velvet Mite
Long-legged Red Velvet Mite (Erythraeinae sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Mites (Trombidiformes)
Family: Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Long-legged Red Velvet Mite (Erythraeinae sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Ray Fisher for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~2mm long

Copyright © 2018-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Jun-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.