Oligonychus ununguis (Jacobi, 1905)
spruce spider mite
Picea pungens, Hungary, Budapest, Bikás park, 4.vi.2020 © László Érsek
much spinning around the base of the needles
the needles are mottled; here and there an egg is visible
characteristically, each egg bear on top a “haie” (recognisable at the far right egg)
the body bears one, continuous, dark spot.
mites free on the leaves, much webbing. Hibernation as egg.
Cupressaceae, Pinaceae, etc, polyphagous
distribution within Europe