THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Predatory mites attacking each other. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a predatory dust mite (Cheyletus sp.) eating a member of its own species. These mites usually prey on house dust mites (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) but turn on each other when this usual food source is unavailable. Magnification unknown.
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