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This digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image revealed some of the morphology displayed on the ventral surface of a bedbug, Cimex lectularius. From this view you can see the insect’s skin piercing mouthparts it uses to obtain its blood meal, as well as a number of its six, jointed legs.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Janice Haney Carr
Creation Date: 2009
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
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