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LT-SEM mite wound on bee

LT-SEM mite wound on bee

In this colorized image taken via low-temperature scanning electron microscope, a Varroa mite’s impression left on the abdominal wall of a honey bee is visible. White arrows identify foot pads of the mite that remained attached following removal of the mite. The black arrow identifies the mite’s feeding site. (Photo credit: USDA-ARS, Electron and Confocal Microscopy Unit, Beltsville, Maryland)

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