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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number D797-1

A low-temperature scanning electron microscope was used to produce these detailed images of the red palm mite, Raoiella indica. Entomologists Ronald Ochoa (right) and Ethan Kane (middle) and botanist Eric Erbe study the images to learn about the mite’s feeding habits.


Photo by Peggy Greb.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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