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Nannofossil - The Micropalaeontological Society
SEM image of Scyphosphaera porosa, a rare deep-photic coccolithophore collected from the plankton on AMT Cruise 18 (November 2008, S. Atlantic, 130m depth). Imaged by Jeremy Young, University College London, UK, imaged at EMMA unit, The Natural History Museum, London.
Mold ,Aspergillus versicolor,. Conidia ,asexual spores, are produced on the conidiophores ,fruiting structures / sporangia,. Aspergillus versicolor is very common in damp places. This genus can also cause skin infections in burn victims and the fungal lung infection aspergillosis ,secondary infection to AIDS
Rosacea may be caused by mite faeces in your pores
Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevisare are parasitic mites that particularly favour the hair follicles of eyebrows and eyelashes and measure a mere fraction of a millimeter long. They crawl about your face in the dark to mate and then crawl into the pores to lay their eggs and die. Demodex does not have an anus and therefore cannot get rid of its faeces. Instead, their abdomen gets bigger and bigger, and when the mite dies it decomposes and releases its faeces all at once into the pore.
The fine art of microscopy by science photographer Martin Oeggerli
Mite (Cheyletidae, Leach 1815) ~ This looks like the cheyletid from Chrysocolaptes lucidus (a woodpecker) from the Philippines. It is predatory and probably feeds on other mites in the plumage of the bird or in its nest. The things colored in black are the palpal claws. The structures in orange and yellow are two pairs of highly modified setae. All three pairs of structures are used for sensing and manipulating prey.
Tardigrades (12 pics)
Tardigrade's foot - or water bears - one of the most interesting species on the planet. They are not afraid of extreme high and low temperatures, pressure and radiation. Boiled water and liquid helium doesn't scare them. Tardigrades can survive almost a decade without water. And they are the only animals known to be able to survive the vacuum of space. And yes, they are very tiny. The biggest adults may reach a body length of 1.5 mm, the smallest below 0.1 mm.