Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed on the ventral surface of a bedbug, Cimex lectularius. From this view you can see the insect?s skin-piercing mouthparts used it uses to obtain its blood meal. Although bedbugs have been found naturally-infected with blood-borne pathogens, they are not effective vectors of disease. The primary medical importance is inflammation associated with their bites (due to allergic reactions to components in by Centers of Disease Control / Centers of Disease Control is available for licensing today.
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