Grasshopper with parasitic mite

Grasshopper with parasitic mite

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Credit: TED KINSMAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Close-up of the head of a grasshopper (family Acrididae), a fairly common insect found in open fields in the Northeast of America. Note the orange spot near the antennae (and near the middle): this is a parasitic mite (family Trombidiidae). This common parasite of grasshoppers average 43 per grasshopper and do not seem to affect the lifespan of the insect.

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