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Mite skin. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the empty skin of a mite (subclass Acari) found in a soil sample from the Colombian jungle. Mites are arachnids and must moult their skin in order to grow (ecdysis). Magnification: x15,000, when printed 15cm wide.
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