Earthworms, millipedes, pill millipedes, woodlice, springtails, cockchafer larvae, and acarines…The soil is home to a wide variety of species of invertebrates and many of these creatures measure no more than a few millimetres in length.
So that you can get a better idea of what they look like, our model maker has created some amazing magnified versions.

Magnified model of the oribatid mite, Rhysotritia ardua, an acarine


  • Title: Minibeasts Rhysotritia ardua
  • Creator: Photo: RBINS
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Medium: Sculpture

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