Parasitic infection and deformed frog

Parasitic infection and deformed frog

C029/6780 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.8MB

Downloadable file size: 3.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Parasitic infection and deformed frog. The parasitic trematode (flatworm) Ribeiroia ondatrae causes limb deformities in amphibians. Part of the life cycle of the parasite is spent in cyst form near the base of the limbs, affecting their development. Other parts of the life cycle are spent in snails, fish and the larval stage of the amphibians. This is followed by a stage spent in the bodies of predators of the amphibians. The predators will preferentially attack the deformed amphibians.

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

Keywords: 1, amphibian, amphibious, animal, biological, biology, black background, condition, deformed, disease, disorder, fauna, flatworm, frog, infected, infection, infestation, infested, life cycle, limb deformities, nature, no-one, nobody, one, parasite, parasitic, parasitology, pathological, pathology, ribeiroia ondatrae, single, trematode, wildlife, worms, zoological, zoology

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