Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of This highly-magnified, digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed on the rostral head region of a bedbug, Cimex lectularius. Note the proximal anatomical relationships the insect?s skin piercing mouthparts it uses to obtain its blood meal, and how they join the head. Although bedbugs have been found naturally-infected with blood-borne pathogens, they are not effective vectors of disease. The primary medical importance is inf by Centers of Disease Control / Centers of Disease Control is available for licensing today.
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