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Photo#1440852
Mite, dorsal - Varroa destructor - female

Mite, dorsal - Varroa destructor - Female
Santa Fe National Forest, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
April 4, 2017
Size: 1.13 mm BL
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This image is from a Helicon Focus processed stack of 289 images with a 3.1 µm step taken with a Mitutoyo BD Plan APO 20X/0.42 ∞/0 mm microscope objective + Nikon 135 mm F2.8 AIS telephoto lens + Nikon D810 camera (magnification 13.5×; technique described here).

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