100x magnified SEM of ham mites, Tyrophagus putrescentiae.
Contributor:Stocktrek Images, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:3811 x 2700 px | 32.3 x 22.9 cm | 12.7 x 9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:26 February 2020
Under a magnification of 100X, this scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by a grouping of ham mites, Tyrophagus putrescentiae. The ham mite is an agricultural pest, at times, infesting high moisture grain, semi-moist pet foods, cheeses, and dried meats. It is also referred to as the cheese mite, mold mite or copra mite.