Red velvet mite

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    A predatory mite, only 4mm long.

    Jon Stammers, Cyrus khamak, and filheim9 added this photo to their favorites.

    1. pand0ra23 101 months ago | reply

      Wow, stunning macro shot, the red mite really stands out!

    2. pixelstate 101 months ago | reply

      Very good.... I like this a lot!

    3. Kavey 101 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot - I love the way the depth of field and colour drop off providing a wonderful sense of scale as experienced by the mite! Nicely composed too!

    4. Jon Stammers 96 months ago | reply

      I love red velvet mites. I made a friend of one I found in West Africa just after the first rains. It was such a surprise. Beautiful velvetty little raisin creatures. This photo was taken on my birthday too. Definite favorite.

    5. Cyrus khamak 93 months ago | reply

      This is terrific shot of this mountain climber!

    6. erica_naturegirl 93 months ago | reply

      Thanks Cyrus,
      Praise indeed from such a macro guru!

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