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medical illustration of The dog flea parasite on canids, mainly in rural areas. The animals are about 2-4 mm long and brownish and feed on their hosts blood. They are flattened on the sides, very smooth and can move quickly in the fur. Dog fleas can jump up to 40 cm wide and 20 cm high. Under perfect conditions (25°C / 80% relative humidity) their development takes  about 3 weeks.
Scanning electron microscope, magnification 250: 1
Next medical illustration of The image shows the skin of a larva of the Anopheles moscito with a fan-shaped hair. Anopheles mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing or slowly flowing waters. The larvae feed on microorganisms directly under the surface. 
Scanning Electron Microscope, magnification  5300:1

Hair of a mosquito larva

The dog flea parasite on canids, mainly in rural areas. The animals are about 2-4 mm long and brownish and feed on their hosts blood. They are flattened on the sides, very smooth and can move quickly in the fur. Dog fleas can jump up to 40 cm wide and 20 cm high. Under perfect conditions (25°C / 80% relative humidity) their development takes about 3 weeks. Scanning electron microscope, magnification 250: 1

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