What Are Those Tiny Red Spiders? Clover Mites. They attack by the thousands and when they invade your home, panic sets in. Panic turns to absolute fear when you crush one and a red …
Clover mites are close relatives of ticks and spiders and are true mites, not insects. They are small household-invading mites that have long front legs. To the naked eye they are no more than tiny red bugs and appear no larger than a pinhead.
Tiny red spiders that are approximately the size of a pin’s head are called clover mites. They are most commonly seen in the spring, but infestations can occur in the fall. Clover mites live in grass, but they occasionally find their way inside homes.
Homeowners often confuse red house spiders with a more dangerous species such as black widows. A female black widow spider also has a red hourglass mark on the underside of the abdomen and may also dwell in houses.
Red spider mites can be one of two kinds of mites, either the European red spider mite or the Southern red spider mite. The most common red spider mite is the Southern variety. The most common red spider mite is the Southern variety.
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