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Bat flea sensory palp. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a sensory palp from an Ischnopsyllus octactenus flea. This flea lives on the common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) bat. As a result of living on a nocturnal host the flea has no eyes. Magnification: x400 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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