Virtual microscope: The Tick
Found in: Virtual Microscope

 



This is a darkfield image of a tick. Ticks are blood-sucking arthropods. They possess 8 legs and are not insects, but rather are related to the spiders. Ticks are known to transmit various diseases, such as Lyme’s disease and encephalitis.

For more information on the tick, read the following post: The Tick (Ixodidae).


 
 

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