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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


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Image Number K7576-1

Close-up of a screwworm larva. Tusklike mandibles protruding from its mouth tear the flesh of living warm-blooded animals. A wound may contain hundreds of larvae.

 

Photo by John Kucharski.



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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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