EXTREMELY RARE SCORPION AND VELVET MITE IN AMBER Scorpiones, Buthidae family Oligocene La Bucara Mine, near Santiago, Dominican Republic This is a superb, museum-quality Amber nugget containing the perfectly preserved, complete and fully articulated body of a small Scorpion. Recently unearthed at La Bucara, the fearsome arachnid is frozen in its classic attack position, with claws thrust forward.

Extremely rare scorpion and velvet mite in amber - La Bucara Mine, near Santiago, Dominican Republic

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

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This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

Red Velvet Mite

Ever wonder what those tiny, bright scarlet red crawly things you see in the soil are? Well, here are closeup pictures and enough information to satiate your curiosity.

Bir Bahuti, Birbaboti, Scarlet Fly, Lady Fly, Velvet Buchi, Rani Keeda (Hindi/Urdu: Queen Mite). Whatever name you want to use for the Velvet Mite (Trombidium grandissimum).  These fluffy arachnids are often mistaken for spiders, but make no mistake - they are much more than that. The mites come out in large numbers during Monsoon season in the Indian subcontinent and are used for a multitude of purposes in the area.

Velvet Mite (Trombidium grandissimum) I remember these as a kid, didn't know what they were but we called them rainbow bugs.

GO check this out here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/red_velvet_mite This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love, beware: may be inappropriate - The Oatmeal

Red Velvet Mite - Trombidiidae. A red velvet mite is a classic. You can never have enough of them.

What Are Mites? The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)

An interesting hub on velvety cushion like mites called the Red velvet mites, that are found in almost all terrestrial habitat and belong to the family Trombidiidae

Red Velvet Mite:Velvet mites are arachnids found in soil litter known for their bright red colours but are often mistaken for spiders. They are active predators as grown adults but early instars are often parasites on insects.

Red Velvet Mite:Velvet mites are arachnids found in soil litter known for their bright red colours but are often mistaken for spiders. They are active predators as grown adults but early instars are often parasites on

Red Velvet Mite - Imgur

Red Velvet Mite

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about love - The Oatmeal

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about Love.

This is a red velvet mite and he is here to teach you about Love.

Surprisingly large: Out of all the creatures here, the velvet mite can get quite big - up to 2cm in length

This will bug you... The indestructible micro-animals that can survive the vacuum of space - and most of them are after your blood

✯ Velvet mites, small predatory arachnids that live in the upper layers of soil, are named after the fine hairs that give them an appearance of velvet. It’s also one of the largest micro-creatures, at nearly 2 centimeters long.

What Are Mites? The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae) | Owlcation

What Are Mites? The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)

What Are Mites? The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae) | Owlcation

Fact about the red velvet mite

Truly Riveting Facts About Red Velvet Mites (Trombidiidae)

Red velvet mites that belong to the family Trombidiidae are tiny creatures having an attractive, bright red color. Here are some facts about these mites.

velvet_mite_dinothrombium_deni When I was small, we used to walk the pasture after a summer rain, and these little red and white spiders would come out of the ground. Haven't seen one in many, many years, though! They are so cute!!

velvet_mite_dinothrombium_deni When I was small, we used to walk the pasture after a summer rain, and these little red and white spiders would come out of the ground. Haven't seen one in many, many years, though!

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