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Rust mite

A colored scanning electron microscope image of a rust mite (Aceria anthocoptes), a member of the Aceria genus of mites that are parasites of plants. This can be put to human advantage, as this species in particular is used for biological control of the invasive weed Canada Thistle.

Image credit: Erbe & Pooley, ARS

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