Figure 3.8. D. magna with an infection of F. magnivora .

Figure 3.8 D. magna with an infection of F. magnivora

This female is in the terminal stage of infection with F. magnivora. Hosts infected with this parasite often carry eggs until close to their deaths. The whitish mass is spores.

From: Chapter 3, Some Parasites of Daphnia

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Ecology, Epidemiology, and Evolution of Parasitism in Daphnia [Internet].
Ebert D.
Copyright © 2005, Dieter Ebert.

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