What Do Dust Mites Look Like? (Pictures & Videos)

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People often ask what do dust mites look like? Below is a collection of high-resolution dust mites pictures and videos.

Dust mite videos

Below is a video of a dust mite recorded using the Dino-Lite USB Handheld digital microscope at 200x magnification.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYE2ZmPT_LY

Another video in high resolution shows household dust and its contents, such as dead skin cells, pet dander, and moving dust mites.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACrLMtPyRM0

The video below was shot using a low power Leica dissecting microscope, about 40X.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vlsxTB9dHg

The video below shows household dust mites inside a pillow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6KDvAwlMsc

 

Learn more about Dust mite resistant mattresses and pillows.

Dust mites pictures

Dust mites are invisible to the human eye. Below are some nice, microscopic photos of dust mites (Scientific name: Dermatophagoides Pteronyssinus) showing their translucent nature.
House dust mites

The above photo was shot using Nikon Microscope Objective lens (Nikon M Plan 20x 210/0.4 ELWD) on bellow by Gilles San Martin.

Taking Dust mites pictures with camera

Conclusion

There are several methods for getting rid of dust mites and also several methods of dust mites detection, since they are invisible to a naked human eye.

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Donald (Trip) - January 10, 2018

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