whats that bug
I was hoping you could help me out. I was out at my grandparents house in New Mexico taking pictures of various things. I noticed a tiny red dot moving in the dirt and found this spider. It’s a very interesting spider to me, I have never seen anything like this. I couldn’t stop taking pictures of it, I find it to be kinda cute haha. Please tell me what this spider is called, Thank you so very much.
(Sorry about the blur, first time using macro on my new camera and no tripod. I hope these pictures are usable.
This Velvet Mite is your namesake, the Angelito. They are predatory mites living in desert areas and they feed on grasshopper eggs.