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Looks like twittermites are real after all.
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For what it's worth, on further thought I think it might be… prudent… to take the factual existence of the stuff Discord conjures up with a grain of salt or two. I still think that him pulling the twittermites from Apple Bloom's subconscious is a bit unlikely, but there's nothing saying that — to make up an example at random — twittermites don't already exist as in-universe fiction of some sort, and Apple Bloom and Discord got the idea independently.

I mean, for instance, I could see twittermites being some sort of imaginary archetypal pest farmers might compare their troubles to — sort of like something worse than any actual vermin, so worst come to worst they can console themselves that at least it's not twittermites they're dealing with.
Farmer 1: — so it definitely looks like a parasprite infestation in my south fields; and just before harvest season's due to start, too.
Farmer 2: Worst of luck. Still, look on the bright side — at least it ain't twittermites!
Farmer 1: Hah, fair enough. Anyways, could I borrow your harmonica for a couple days?

Or some sort of in-universe myth or a cryptid or something like that.

The point I'm trying to make is that while I definitely think it's a lot likelier that twittermites exist in-universe now, I can still see that arguments for them not actually existing might hold up — after all, we've only seen them in a dream and in one of Discord's chaos extravaganzas, and Discord's not exactly a stranger to making up stuff that's absurd even by the standards of the show's creatures and magic. There needs to be a way for both him and AB to have come up with the same concept, but I don't think that that's too hard to explain away if we assume that twittermites or something similar has some preexisting presence in Equestrian culture, even if no such creatures actually exist.
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Fair enough, but that would beg the question of why he'd be interested in reaching into a random filly's subconscious to copy a single type of creature.

I don't dispute that he could do it, but I'm not really seeing why he would want to or why he'd know or want to look there, specifically.