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TitleFile:Varroa destructor protonymph.jpg
Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
Rating2.5
VettedUntrusted
Description
A protonymph (probably) of Varroa destructor, a parasite mite living on domestic bees (honeybee - Apis mellifica). The support is the body of a freshly emerged bee.  Single handheld shot with a Leitz Photar @ f/8 on 100 mm extension tubes + adapter
Original URLhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Varroa_destructor_protonymph.jpg
photographerGilles San Martin from Namur, Belgium
providerWikimedia Commons
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith