Spider - Tetranychus Urticae
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Taken at Musselburgh on 22nd June 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


 

Taken at Musselburgh on 19th June 2016 using Nikon D5200-18-55 mm lens
with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment
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Taken at Gullane on 8th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Spider - Tetranychus Urticae.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
A.K.A.
Tetranychus Urticae.
Trombidiformes.
Tetranychidae.
Red Spider Mite.
Description:

Food:
Size:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:

Web:
The adults are typically pale green in colour for
most of the year, but later generations are red in colour
A wide variety of plant and insects.
0.4 mm.
Virtually anywhere
Spring - Autumn. Mated females survive the winter in diapause
Fine web on and under leaves.