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Mosquito body surface. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of overlapping scales on the body surface of an unidentified mosquito (family Culicidae). Female mosquitoes feed on the blood of mammals. Several species are vectors for human diseases, including yellow fever and malaria. Magnification: x700 at 6x7cm size.
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