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Varroa destructor on the head of an emerging bee (by Gilles San Martin on Flickr)
The parasite mite Varroa destructor (adult female) on the head of its host : an emerging bee (honeybee - Apis mellifica).
Varroa destructor on a bee pupa (by Gilles San Martin on Flickr)
The parasite mite Varroa destructor (adult female) on the body of its host : a bee pupa (honeybee - Apis mellifica).
Overmited (by nikolarahme on Flickr)
Family:Geotrupidae (earth-boring dung beetles) They are often infected by mites, but I have never seen this extent of infection. I met this guy today on a forest-walk.
Globular Springtail - Sminthuridae sp. by Lukjonis on Flickr.
springtail and a mite (woooooow)