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Ultrastructural Morphology on the Ventral Surface of a Bedbug (Cimex lectularius)

Ultrastructural Morphology on the Ventral Surface of a Bedbug (Cimex lectularius)

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 it uses to obtain its blood meal.