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Moss mite. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a moss mite (Order Oribatida). This mite is most often found in soil and leaf litter and plays an important role in the decomposition of plant matter. Its mouthparts are seen at lower centre. Magnification: x40 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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