Image Number: 1316003

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Scanning electron microscopy image of a tiny mite of the genus Floracarus. The mite is under study as a possible biological control agent for Old World climbing fern.
Image type:
Laboratory

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Acari
Suborder: Prostigmata
Superfamily: Eriophyoidea
Family: Eriophyidae
Genus: Floracarus
Subject: Floracarus spp.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, March 3, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 23, 2008