Japanese yellow hornet (Vespa simillima xanthoptera)
Japanese yellow hornet (Vespa simillima xanthoptera) parasitised by a female twisted-wing parasite (Xenos moutoni), that is seldom seen as it lives its life inside its host. The end of the parasite is protruding from the hornet's abdominal segments. Males live only five hours or so and do not eat. Japan
Daikon radish (Raphanus sativus)
Daikon radish (Raphanus sativus), root hairs, magnified X 100. Each individual hair is a single epidermal cell. Japan
Brassicaceae, Brassicales, Brassicas, Cabbage Family, Commercially Grown Vegetable, Crucifer, Cultivated, Edible, Food Plant, Macrophotography, Magnification, Microscopy, Photomicrography, Plant, Radish, Radishes, Raphanus, Red Skin, Root Vegetable, Salad Vegetable, Tap Root, Taproot, Vegetable, White Flesh
Protists (Trichonympha sp.)
Protists (Trichonympha sp.), that have a symbiotic relationship with termites, living in their intestines and breaking down cellulose in the wood and plant fibres that their hosts eat.
Endosymbionts, Flagellated, Macrophotography, Magnification, Microscopy, Parabasalia, Photomicrography, Protozoa, Symbiotes, Trichonymphidae