Clover Mite


Small and oval shaped with long legs


Range of reddish browns, brighter red when young


0.7 – 0.8 millimeters long


Brighter environments with heavy vegetation

Interesting Facts

If squished, clover mites will leave behind a red stain

About the Clover Mite

As their name implies, clover mites feed mainly on vegetations, such as grasses and clover. They pose no real threats to human or animals, but they do appear in large numbers and the volume itself is a nuisance. The body of the clover mite is covered in minute, plate-like scales for protection, but they are small and easily crushed or wiped away.

Clover Mite Control

Population control is key when dealing with clover mites because they do reproduce quickly and appear en masse.


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