Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of Under a low magnification of 49X, this scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted a dorsal view of an unidentified male tick (Dermacentor sp.) found upon a cat in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia, which measured approximately 3.5mm from its mandibulae to the distal abdominal margin. Note that the entire dorsum of this tick?s abdomen is covered by its tough ?scutum?, or ?shield?, categorizing it as a male, whereas, in female Ixodid-species ticks, the scutum only partially covers the dorsal abdo by Centers of Disease Control / Centers of Disease Control is available for licensing today.
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