(2089) mite acari (subclass)
Tick, waiting for an unsuspecting mammal to pass by... but it got a suspecting one instead.
Tried to slide mount, don't think it helped though.
Made an attempt at slide mounting. It was a failure. This one didn't clear enough and the other two cleared so much I couldn't find them! Maybe when I get a microscope objective.
ID Credit : Simon Wong @ hkwildlife FB
Seems to be #2 旋蟎 Whirling Mites
size of a small dot(period).
Acari (or Acarina) are a taxon of arachnids that contains mites and ticks. The diversity of the Acari is extraordinary and its fossil history goes back to at least the early Devonian period. As a result, acarologists (the people who study mites and ticks) have proposed a complex set of taxonomic ranks to classify mites. In most modern treatments, the Acari is considered a subclass of Arachnida and is composed of two or three superorders or...