JOHN WALSH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY. JOHN WALSH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY.
Female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever vector & also the vector of the microfilarial larvae of Brugia pahangi, the nematode worm causing elephantiasis. Here, a single microfilarial larva can be seen emerging from the burst tip of the labium (sheath), which has become detached from the deeply penetrating fascicle. Mag. X 18 (35mm).
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