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MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mosquito scales. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of scales on the body of a mosquito (family Culicidae). Female mosquitoes feed on the blood of mammals. Several species are vectors for human diseases, including yellow fever and malaria.
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