THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Taenia tapeworm, coloured environmental scanning electron micrograph (ESEM). This intestinal parasite has a flattened tape-like body, and can reach lengths of 5 to 9 metres. The body is segmented, with ring-like sections ending in a small head (scolex, top) with four suction cups used to attach to its host.
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