Caption: Soil mite (Northrus sp.). Order Acari, Group Parasitiformes, Suborder Cryptostigmata, Family Cryptostigmata. This soil mite is often found assoicated with mosses and fungi growing in moist environments.
Magnification*: x30
Type: SEM
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