Trombidium newelli mite larva stylostome

Stylostome of a Trombidium newelli mite larva, internal view. The larva is an ectoparasite of the alfalfa weevil Hypera postica that attaches to the weevil at an arthrodial membrane between abdominal tergites. ca. 200 X. Images by Philip Oshel from Mohamed & Hogg Exp. Appl. Acarology 34:323-333 with permission.

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