Follicle mite heads (Demodex folliculorum) Science Image
Follicle mite heads (Demodex folliculorum)Ref: 80016384
Description:Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of follicle or eyelash mites (Demodex folliculorum) protruding from a dissected human hair follicle. These harmless parasites infest hair follicles (depressions in the skin which contain the roots of hairs) around the eyelids, nose and in the ear canals of humans. Magnification: x180 at 6x7cm size.