Caption: Pasture snout mite molting (Bdellodes lapidaria, Family Bdellidae). This scanning electron micrograph reveals the pasture snout mite molting. Bdellodes lapidaria is a predatory bdellid that occurs in pasture lands. This mite is predatory on other mites and small arthropods, especially Collembola.
Magnification*: x12
Type: SEM
Copyright 2007 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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