varroa mite, Varroa jacobsoni  (Acari: Varroidae) - 5315022

varroa mite
Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Adult female mites are brown to dark brown, shaped like a crab. Adult males are yellowish with lightly tanned legs and spherical body shape. The male chelicerae are modified for transferring sperm. Body length: 1.06 mm., width: 1.50 mm.; collected on specimens of Apis cerana.
Image type: Museum
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Name: Pest and Diseases Image Library
Country: Australia

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Image uploaded on Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 18, 2007