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Photo#1506606
broad mite - Polyphagotarsonemus latus

broad mite - Polyphagotarsonemus latus
Beaverton, Washington County, Oregon, USA
March 22, 2018
Here is the specimen, slide-mounted and viewed with a compound scope. With this method, you can see the reduced hind legs characteristic of tarsonemid females.

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