Cobra tapeworm, SEM

Cobra tapeworm, SEM

Z165/0057 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Cobra tapeworm. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head (scolex) of a cobra tapeworm (Taenia sp.). Tapeworms are parasites that inhabit the intestines of animals and humans. Different tapeworms have different animals as their intermediate and final hosts. The suckers (round) help to anchor the worm to the host's intestinal lining. Tapeworms do not possess a digestive tract and so absorb nutrients from the half-digested food of the host through their skin.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, biological, biology, coloured, false-coloured, fauna, flatworm, intestinal, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, one, parasite, parasitic, platyhelminthes, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, scolex, sem, single, sucker, suckers, taenia sp., tapeworm, wildlife, worm, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.