Opiliones (Harvestmen)

Picture ID 10017

Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal

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I found this spider laying on a rock at the entrance of a rabbit burrow on an open plain. I thought the rock was cracked until I looked closer and realised they were legs...and I noticed the red colouring. I did show the picture around to the local inhabitants (lived there all there lives), and they said they had never seen one before, so I was wondering if anyone could identify it.

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  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2018
  • Photographed: Sep 14, 2017
  • Spider: Opiliones (Harvestmen)
  • Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Sorry, currently I’m the only active moderator and the site gets more submissions than I’ve personally been able to get to however anyone is free to comment with suggestions. This is a Harvestman (Opiliones), they’re arachnids but are not spiders (Araneae). The red things are mites/parasites.

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