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Red Velvet Mite (Neomolgus littoralis) discovered by Elijah (#10382)

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Sighting Info

Observed: June 27, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Posted on: August 3, 2018 @ 3:00 PM (diff: 37 days)
Comments:
These tiny arachnids were prevalent on large rock faces in the splash zone. Although I usually see them completely red, many individuals had dark red backs.

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By Tclenche on 8/3/2018 3:29:32 PM

Great photos of this tiny creature!
how did you find the name of them?

By Elijah on 8/3/2018 3:50:25 PM

Thanks. I found them in a book; A Photographic Guide to Seashore Life in the North Atlantic: Canada to Cape Cod. 

By Tclenche on 8/3/2018 5:46:21 PM

where did you get that book? I would love to have a book like that!!

By Elijah on 1/4/2019 5:30:59 PM

It was purchased online. I am not sure if the website the book was purchased through was Chapters or Amazon. 

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