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Fig. 3 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 3

From: Microarchitecture of the tsetse fly proboscis

Fig. 3

Component parts of the proboscis. The proboscis of Glossina pallidipes separated into its three component parts: labrum, labium and hypopharynx. a Light microscopy. b SEM, dorsal view of labium. The labrum interlocks with the labium approximately 400 μm from its distal tip, so that a continuous food canal is formed. The tip of the hypopharynx lies beyond the tip of the labrum, but does not reach the tip of the proboscis formed by the labella

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