Dinothrombium velvet mites are elephants among the acari. These raisin- sized arthropods roam the Sonoran Desert floor after the onset of summer rains.
Tucson, Arizona, USA
A predatory velvet mite forages along a mossy log in an eastern deciduous forest.
Urbana, Illinois, USA
A Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) worker forages across a rotting log in an African coastal forest.
St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa