Female Varroa destructor on the head of a bee nymph
An adult female of Varroa destructor, a mite parasiting the domestic bee (honeybee - Apis mellifera). Frontal view, on the head of a bee nymph.
Scale : mite width ~ 2 mm
Technical settings :
- focus stack of 32 images
- microscope objective (Nikon achromatic 10x 160/0.25) on 100 mm extension tubes + adapter