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Drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The drugstore beetle is a pest of stored products, including prescription drugs. A symbiotic yeast living in its gut enables the beetle to supplement its diet and therefore live on foods that are poor in nutrients, such as pharmaceutical drugs. Magnification: x53, when printed 10 cm wide.
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