mold mite, Tyrophagus putrescentiae  (Acari: Acaridae) - 1318034

mold mite
Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The dust mite (Tyrophagus putrescentiae) is common on plant leaves and in stored grain and animal feed. Magnified about 100x. Digital colorization by Chris Pooley.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Eric Erbe
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1318034

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 12, 2006