Nematode worms, SEM

Nematode worms, SEM

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Caption: Nematode worm. Scanning electron micrograph of a juvenile Heterorhabditis bacteriophora nematode worm (centre) shedding its cuticle (outer coat, centre right) as it develops into an adult. This species is an entomopathogenic nematode, meaning that it is a parasite that only infects insects. It is often used as a biological control against vine weevils (Otiorhynchus sulcatus), whose larvae feed on plant roots and stem bases, killing them.

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