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36.8 x 35.1 cm ⏐ 14.5 x 13.8 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Rabbit flea (Spilopsyllus cuniculi), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The two structures protruding from the centre of the flea's head are sensory palps. Below these are the mouthparts, which pierce the skin to enable the flea to suck the blood of its host. Magnification: x200 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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