little red bug... What is it??

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    i have these little guys all on my porch and on our concrete stairs. they are smaller than a piece of peper. there are hundreds of them do you know what they are???



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    And they are not chiggers, they dont bite.
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    That is a variety of Red Spider Mite. They can cause alot of damage to your plants, but you are right, it is not a chigger.
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    bug names aren't really my thing, but from a photographic point of view, it seems that haven't got the critter in focus, like it just moved out of it
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    They are all over the place here in Connecticut.

    Heres what I found:

    red velvet mites
    http://chicagowildernessmag.org/issu...2004/mite.html

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    They can cause alot of damage to your plants, but you are right, it is not a chigger. Tustin Roofing Company


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