ID#: 11738
Description: Caption:
This highly magnified, digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed on the rostral head region of a bedbug, Cimex lectularius. Note the proximal anatomical relationships of the insect’s skin piercing mouthparts it uses to obtain its blood meal, and how they join the head.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Janice Haney Carr
Creation Date: 2009
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.