Acari (Mites and Ticks)

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Picture of unidentified spider

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I was camping on the nsw south coast and discovered this insect on our tent and have absolutely no idea what it is.

  • Submitted by: 
    Sarah1991
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 23, 2018
  • Spider: Acari (Mites and Ticks)
  • Location: Moruya nsw , Australia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Saltwater ocean, river, lake, stream
  • Found in web?: No
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It’s not actually an insect but a mite in the order Acari, one of the groups within the Arachnids, along with spiders, scorpions, etc. It is probably one of the large ground dwelling mites. Beautiful colour though.

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