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Phoretic deutonymph, ventral closeup

Phoretic deutonymph, ventral closeup
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
November 7, 2011
Size: 0.8 mm
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This is a higher resolution view of the ventral surface of the front half of the same mite as the other ventral view. This shows greater detail of its retracted front 3 leg pairs and mouthparts.

This image is from a CombineZP processed stack of 120 images with a 0.9 micron step taken with a Nikon BD Plan 40X 0.65NA microscope objective + extension + Nikon D300 camera.

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