Friday Parasites at Zygote Games

Y’all who are into things that wriggle and suck should be compulsive readers of Zygote Games, ’cause it’s awesome.

They run a Weekly Parasite series that is always worth a look. We’ve been treated to filarial worms, giant roundworms, intracellular bacterial parasites passed from mother to offspring, Giardia, and ew, tongue-eating isopods.

This week, Diane Kelly brings us a bright purple copepod hitching a ride on the gills of a beautiful sea slug.


[Image credit: Zygote Games]



Categories: Science

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