Two-spotted spider mite: Description

Adult two-spotted spider mites are small (e.g., grain of salt), and greenish-yellow to brown in color with two dark spots on the body. Young immatures have 6 legs, but older immatures and adults have 8 legs.

There are often overlapping generations of spider mites in soybeans. Shown here are eggs, immatures and adults. (Photo by David Cappaert) Multi-generational home: There are often overlapping generations of spider mites in soybeans. Shown here are eggs, immatures and adults. (Photo by David Cappaert)