Insect and Bug ID forum→Need help identifying some greenhouse pests

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Dumbplant
Jun 8, 2021 9:34 AM CST
I'm new to the hobby and just built my greenhouse this year. I had whiteflies earlier but took care of them with some all natural pesticide, these guys don't seem bothered by the stuff I have. If anyone knows what they are I'd really appreciate it! Sorry for the bad photos, they are very small
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
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sooby
Jun 8, 2021 9:57 AM CST
If you could get one on a piece of plain dark coloured paper to make the phone/camera focus on just the bug you might be able to get a better picture. Also if you have some kind of magnifying lens you could try taking a picture through that. I wonder if they are beneficial mites but the pictures aren't really clear enough. How many pairs of legs do they have?

Dumbplant
Jun 8, 2021 10:10 AM CST
Update: I believe they are soil mites!

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OlivsGrigs
Jun 12, 2021 3:43 AM CST
better call a specialized company so that they exterminate them
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
Image
sooby
Jun 12, 2021 3:53 AM CST
OlivsGrigs said:better call a specialized company so that they exterminate them


Some mites are beneficial, they are even sold as biological controls. Generalizing, if these were moving fast chances are they could be predatory and beneficial. Slow moving soil mites may be damaging to plants. Best to get an exact ID before doing anything drastic.

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