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Fig. 6 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 6

From: Microarchitecture of the tsetse fly proboscis

Fig. 6

Microarchitecture of the hypopharynx tip. SEM images of the distal tip of the hypopharynx showing the complex structure of the finger-like projections. Five different specimens are shown (a-e). The opening of the salivary duct can be seen clearly in d. In e the tip of the hypopharynx is resting on the labium; each lateral flange ends in a broad tip. Scale-bars: a-d, 2 μm; e, 5 μm

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