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Mite discovered by Mardon (#4538)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 8, 2014 @ 4:45 PM
Posted on: September 13, 2014 @ 9:37 PM (diff: 5 days)
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Found under a rock in the intertidal zone of a saltwater beach. Moved to a grey plastic container for the photos.

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By Tclenche on 9/13/2014 10:07:10 PM

great sighting and photos!

By Mardon on 9/13/2014 10:36:19 PM

Thanks.  Apparently it is from the Order Mesostigmata and not Halacaroidea after all.

By Tclenche on 9/14/2014 8:46:10 PM

mistakes are how we learn. I have so many postings on this site that I wish people would look at and try to help in identification.

By Mardon on 9/14/2014 10:14:28 PM

I usually post at multiple places because it seems that the chance of getting a photo ID'd is proportional to the size of the site where the photo is posted.  That is, the larger sites have more members so there are more people to provide ID's.  www.iNaturalist.org is one of the sites I use. My page is here: http://www.iNaturalist.org/observations/logybayer  Another site that's good (but for Arthropods only) is http://www.bugguide.net

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