Under a moderately high magnification of 1094x, this scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed the presence of numbers of mites from the specie Nanorchestes sp., Family Nanorchestidae, which were highly festooned with an adornment of chitinous exoskeletal outcroppings. Under higher magnifications, i.e., PHIL 8808, 8809, these exoskeletal complexities were better appreciated in their diaphanous majesty.
CDC/ William L. Nicholson, Ph.D.; Cal Welbourn, Ph.D., Gary R. Mullen
December 3, 2012
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