Identify Your Pest

Mite

Quick Facts

Size

⅓ of a mm long

Preferred Habitat

Enjoys warm places, and to live in soil or water, or on plants or animals.

Known Health Issues

Some mites can cause itchy skin or a rash
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About

Mites are microscopic and can rarely be seen by the naked eye. Bites from a mite are commonly mistaken for bites from a bed bug.

The clover mite is a common species in the Midwest and while harmless, can infest your home in large numbers. They prefer to nest in warm places and will seek refuge in your home when cold weather approaches.