Fever Trees (Acacia xanthophloea): named for the association with malaria, which they were originally thought to cause in those staying near them. The link is actually due to their natural habitat near water, inherently a breeding ground for mosquitoes, Ma
By: Per-Gunnar Ostby
A female Mosquito (Culex pipiens) feeding while a second mosquito is arriving.
By: Visuals Unlimited, Inc./Fabio Pupin
Lone star Tick.
By: Noonan Robert
Director’s chair concept
Microscopic Detail of Mosquito's Exoskeletal Surface
Larva of the Sheep Tick (Ixodes ricinus) that carries Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochaete bacteria that causes Lyme Disease. This early larval stage has only six legs whereas later nymph stages have 8. Darkfield LM X100.