Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Giving Tuesday

Please consider a donation to BugGuide today!

More info


Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1526769
Rock lichen mite, latreral, HMDS treated

Rock lichen mite, latreral, HMDS treated
Sandia Mountains, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
March 31, 2018
Size: 0.57 mm
Download high resolution image here.

This specimen is HMDS(1) treated to reduce shrivel upon desiccation. The image is from a Helicon Focus processed stack of 620 images with a 0.79 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).

Images of this individual: tag all
Rock lichen mite, dorsal, slide mounted Rock lichen mite, ventral, slide mounted Rock lichen mite, dorsal, HMDS treated Rock lichen mite, ventral, HMDS treated Rock lichen mite, latreral, HMDS treated Rock lichen mite habitat

Moved
Moved from Mites and Ticks.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.