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Deutsch: Dieses Bild zeigt eine nur 4 mm kleine, lebende, weibliche Zecke der Art Ixodes hexagonus von oben, welche die Aufnahmen schadlos überstanden hat. Besten Dank an meinen Arbeitskollegen Andreas Böttger für das Finden und zur Verfügung stellen des Tieres.
English: This image shows an only 0.16 inch (4 mm) small, living tick of the species Ixodes hexagonus from the top.
Français : Une Tique (Ixodes hexagonus) vivante vue de haut. Taille réelle 4mm.
Română: Acestă imagine ilustreză o căpuşă de doar 4mm aparţinând speciei Ixodes hexagonus.

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  • Camera Nikon D70
  • Lens Tamron SP AF 90mm/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 + reversed Nikon AF 50mm/1.8D
  • Focal length 90 + 50 mm
  • Aperture f/64
  • Exposure time 10 s
  • Sensivity ISO 200
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English: Ixodes hexagonus, a species of hard tick.

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