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Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.
Amazonian millipede with parasites. Sumaco National Park, Napo, Ecuador  -  Lucas Bustamante
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Lucas Bustamante / Amazonian millipede with parasites. Sumaco National Park, Napo, Ecuador
Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) feeding on Impala (Aepyceros melampus), Savuti, Botswana.  -  Guy Edwardes
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Guy Edwardes / Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) feeding on Impala (Aepyceros melampus), Savuti, Botswana.
Water mite larvae (Arrenurus) parasitizing  Common blue damselfly (Ennalagma cyathigerum), Hondeven, the Netherlands, July.  -  Theo  Bosboom
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Theo Bosboom / Water mite larvae (Arrenurus) parasitizing Common blue damselfly (Ennalagma cyathigerum), Hondeven, the Netherlands, July.
Brush footed butterfly (Lycorea sp.) caterpillar with parasitic wasp cocoons on silk threads, Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador.  -  Lucas Bustamante
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Lucas Bustamante / Brush footed butterfly (Lycorea sp.) caterpillar with parasitic wasp cocoons on silk threads, Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) adult female at rest. The tubercles on the whale's head are clearly visible, as are the barnacles (Coronula diadema), whale lice (Cyamus boopis), and hairs on t...  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) adult female at rest. The tubercles on the whale's head are clearly visible, as are the barnacles (Coronula diadema), whale lice (Cyamus boopis), and hairs on t...
Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with Remoras (Remora brachyptera) attached to both wings, offshore Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with Remoras (Remora brachyptera) attached to both wings, offshore Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Mobula / Chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) with remora (Remora brachyptera) and Amberjacks (Serila dumerilli) Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Mobula / Chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) with remora (Remora brachyptera) and Amberjacks (Serila dumerilli) Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) feeding Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, June.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) feeding Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, June.
Parasitic fungus (Cordyceps militaris) fruiting body. This entomopathogenic fungus grows from an underground insect pupa or larva. Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. Nottinghamshire, UK. October...  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Parasitic fungus (Cordyceps militaris) fruiting body. This entomopathogenic fungus grows from an underground insect pupa or larva. Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. Nottinghamshire, UK. October...
Gall wasp (Cynips quercusfolii) emerging from the oak gall. Germany, October.  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Cynips quercusfolii) emerging from the oak gall. Germany, October.
Paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) with engorged body on human hand, this species affects many species, Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) among them and infects them with a toxin that ca...  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) with engorged body on human hand, this species affects many species, Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) among them and infects them with a toxin that ca...
Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.
Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis) feeding young Eurasian cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Valdres, Norway, July.  -  Ole  Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis) feeding young Eurasian cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Valdres, Norway, July.
Human botfly (Dermatobia hominis), adult and larva. Cayo District, Belize. Composite image. Meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Gil Wizen
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MYN / Gil Wizen / Human botfly (Dermatobia hominis), adult and larva. Cayo District, Belize. Composite image. Meetyourneighbours.net project
Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) in nest, with mites on its body, France, May.  -  Ammonite
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Ammonite / Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) in nest, with mites on its body, France, May.
Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with its feeding tentacles extended to catch planktonic prey. Note that the bell of the jelly has hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Van...  -  Alex Mustard,Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with its feeding tentacles extended to catch planktonic prey. Note that the bell of the jelly has hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Van...
Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) casualty of paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) bite being cared for on site of colony by Jenny Mclean, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) casualty of paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) bite being cared for on site of colony by Jenny Mclean, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012
Mosquito (Anopheles gambiae) feeding on human in controlled conditions. The body is becoming engorged with blood. Malaria vector. Africa, June. Engorging sequence 2 of 3. Model released  -  Daniel Heuclin
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Daniel Heuclin / Mosquito (Anopheles gambiae) feeding on human in controlled conditions. The body is becoming engorged with blood. Malaria vector. Africa, June. Engorging sequence 2 of 3. Model released
Cleg fly / Horsefly (Haematopota pluvialis) sucking blood from human.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cleg fly / Horsefly (Haematopota pluvialis) sucking blood from human.
Salmon shark (Lamna ditropis) female with mating scars and copepod parasites trailing from fins, Port Fidalgo, Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA. Digital composite  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Salmon shark (Lamna ditropis) female with mating scars and copepod parasites trailing from fins, Port Fidalgo, Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA. Digital composite
Mosquito (Culicidae) female feeding on human blood, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Mosquito (Culicidae) female feeding on human blood, controlled conditions
Photomicrograph of fully embryonated (Neoascaris / Toxocara vitulorum) eggs containin larvae immediately prior to hatching. Parasitic nematodes which normally infect cattle, collected from Egyptian ca...  -  SINCLAIR STAMMERS
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SINCLAIR STAMMERS / Photomicrograph of fully embryonated (Neoascaris / Toxocara vitulorum) eggs containin larvae immediately prior to hatching. Parasitic nematodes which normally infect cattle, collected from Egyptian ca...
Broomrape (Cistanche phelypaea) in flower, killing its host Glasswort (Salicornia sp) Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, April 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Benvie
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Benvie / Broomrape (Cistanche phelypaea) in flower, killing its host Glasswort (Salicornia sp) Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, April 2009
Pupae of parasitic wasp {Braconidae family} on hawkmoth caterpillar host, Peru, South America  -  PREMAPHOTOS
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PREMAPHOTOS / Pupae of parasitic wasp {Braconidae family} on hawkmoth caterpillar host, Peru, South America
Mosquito gorged with human blood {Culex pipiens}  UK  -  Martin Dohrn
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Martin Dohrn / Mosquito gorged with human blood {Culex pipiens} UK
Reed warbler's nest with eggs and European cuckoo chick just hatched, UK  -  John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / Reed warbler's nest with eggs and European cuckoo chick just hatched, UK
Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii) flower, is the largest flower in the world, fresh open first day, highlands, Malaysian Peninsula  -  Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii) flower, is the largest flower in the world, fresh open first day, highlands, Malaysian Peninsula
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) amid curtain of Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides), Florida  -  Scott Leslie
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Scott Leslie / Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) amid curtain of Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides), Florida
Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) reacting to parasitic Bot Fly (Oestridae) trying to lay eggs on it, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  -  Richard Du Toit
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Richard Du Toit / Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) reacting to parasitic Bot Fly (Oestridae) trying to lay eggs on it, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes aegypti) female feeding on human blood, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique  -  Piotr Naskrecki
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Piotr Naskrecki / Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes aegypti) female feeding on human blood, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) with a Small Ground-Finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) on its head removing parasites, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  -  D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook
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D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook / Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) with a Small Ground-Finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) on its head removing parasites, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) adult infected with Massospora fungus which causes them to lose their lower abdomen and genitals and change their behavior. Brood X cicada. Maryland,...  -  John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / 17 year Periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) adult infected with Massospora fungus which causes them to lose their lower abdomen and genitals and change their behavior. Brood X cicada. Maryland,...
Cordyceps fruiting body erupting from a dead ant that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cordyceps fruiting body erupting from a dead ant that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Cordyceps fruiting body erupting from a dead ant that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cordyceps fruiting body erupting from a dead ant that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Cordyceps fruiting bodies erupting from a dead moth that the fungus has killed. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Tick (Ixodidae) waing for passing host on leaf in rainforest understory vegetation. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Tick (Ixodidae) waing for passing host on leaf in rainforest understory vegetation. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Marble Gall wasp (Andricus kollari) female ovipositing into bud of Turkey oak tree, the offspring will go on to produce the marble oak gall on Sessile oak, Hertfordshire, England, UK, March.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Marble Gall wasp (Andricus kollari) female ovipositing into bud of Turkey oak tree, the offspring will go on to produce the marble oak gall on Sessile oak, Hertfordshire, England, UK, March.
Knopper Gall wasp (Andricus querecuscalicis) newly emerged adult on bud of turkey oak, this wasp lays eggs in early spring among the buds of Turkey Oak then the offspring lay on Pendunculate Oak to pr...  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Knopper Gall wasp (Andricus querecuscalicis) newly emerged adult on bud of turkey oak, this wasp lays eggs in early spring among the buds of Turkey Oak then the offspring lay on Pendunculate Oak to pr...
Ramshorn gall wasp (Andricus aries) female died in position after ovipositing into turkey oak bud in spring, London, England, UK, February Focus Stacked.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Ramshorn gall wasp (Andricus aries) female died in position after ovipositing into turkey oak bud in spring, London, England, UK, February Focus Stacked.
Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.
Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.
Hawaiian lobster (Enoplometopus occidentalis) with its shell covered in algae and parasitic barnacles (Paralepas species), indicating that it will soon moult, Hawaii.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Hawaiian lobster (Enoplometopus occidentalis) with its shell covered in algae and parasitic barnacles (Paralepas species), indicating that it will soon moult, Hawaii.
Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris) Growing from ground at the edge of woodland clearing, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, October. Focus stacked Image  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris) Growing from ground at the edge of woodland clearing, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, October. Focus stacked Image
Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris). Combined image to show mummified caterpillar with fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November. Focus stacked.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris). Combined image to show mummified caterpillar with fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November. Focus stacked.
Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris), excavated to show mummified caterpillar with the fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris), excavated to show mummified caterpillar with the fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November.
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