Details of the:
Giant Red Velvet Mite
Category: Mite or Tick
Common name: Giant Red Velvet Mite
Scientific Name: Dinothrombium sp.
Size (Adult, Length):
3mm to 17mm
(0.12in to 0.67in)
Identifying Colors: red
Additional Descriptors: hairy, tiny, spider-like
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Arizona; California; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Nevada; New Jersey; New Mexico; Mexico
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.