Caption: Dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) in dog hairs, animated coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The head (upper centre) is helmet-shaped to assist the flea when moving through the fur of its dog host. The mouthparts are modified to pierce the dog's skin and suck blood.

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Dog flea in dog hairs, SEM

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