Image Number: 1318034

Photographer:
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.
Image type:
Museum

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Acari
Suborder: Astigmata
Superfamily: Acaroidea
Family: Acaridae
Genus: Tyrophagus
Subject: Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 12, 2006