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Photo#1526768
Rock lichen mite, ventral, HMDS treated

Rock lichen mite, ventral, HMDS treated
Sandia Mountains, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
March 31, 2018
Size: 0.64 mm
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This specimen is HMDS(1) treated to reduce shrivel upon desiccation. The image is from a Helicon Focus processed stack of 800 images with a 0.4 µm step taken with a Nikon CF BD 50X/0.90 ∞/- Apo microscope objective + Nikon 135 mm F2.8 telephoto lens + Nikon D810 camera (magnification 33.75X; technique described here).

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