Mites to be found around Torphins Wood, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Trombicula autumnalis, the harvest mite

Trombicula autumnalis, Harvest mite

Found on vegetation in autumn.

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Leptus beroni, the Red velvet mite

red velvet mite (Leptu beroni on harvestman

Larvae often found dispersing on the backs of harvestmen

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Humerobates sp. a soil mite

Humerobates sp., beetle mite

Found in the soil.

All year round.

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Cheyletus sp. a hunting mite

Cheyletus sp., a hunting mite

Found in birds nests all year round.

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