This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Aedes aegypti mosquito stylet, SEM

Aedes aegypti mosquito stylet, SEM

C012/4460

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Restrictions:

Not for use by the pharmaceutical industry.

Caption

Aedes aegypti mosquito stylet, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The female mosquito feeds by using her modified proboscis to pierce her host's skin and feed on its blood. The stylet is the part of the proboscis used to pierce the skin, and is seen here against a background of blood. The mosquito uses the blood meal for the production of eggs. This species of mosquito is found throughout tropical Africa and in parts of South America. It is a vector for the transmission of yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue fever and zika viruses to humans.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}