Dust mites and their predator, SEM

Dust mites and their predator, SEM

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Credit: THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Dust mites and their predator. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of house dust mites (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) and another mite (Cheyletus sp.) that preys on them. Millions of dust mites inhabit the home, feeding on shed skin cells. They mainly live in furniture, and are usually harmless. However, the excrement and dead bodies of both these mites may cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Magnification unknown.

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Keywords: allergen, allergy, animal, arachnid, arachnids, arachnology, arthropod, arthropods, biological, biology, cheyletus sp., coloured, dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, dust, false-coloured, fauna, house dust mite, invertebrate, invertebrates, jaw, jaws, mandible, mandibles, microscopic, mite, mites, nature, predator, predatory, prey, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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