Caption: Dust mite egg (Dermatophagoides spp.). The whole life cycle from egg to adult takes approximately one month to complete, mature female mites can lay from 1-2 eggs per day. Adult mites can live up to two months but this is dependent on the levels of humidity and temperature of their surrounding environment.
Magnification*: x200
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 99492C,07.01.02,arachnids,arachnid,allergen,allergenic,Dermatophagoides,dustmite,dust mite,invertebrate,invertebrates,egg case,SEM