DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Pasture snout mite moulting (Bdellodes lapidaria, Family Bdellidae). This scanning electron micrograph reveals the pasture snout mite moulting. Bdellodes lapidaria is a predatory bdellid that occurs in pasture lands. This mite is predatory on other mites and small arthropods, especially Collembola. Magnification: x12 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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