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Image of the Day: Tiny Invader

These mating leafhopper insects, Bothrogonia ferruginea, are host to the bacterium Nasuia deltocephalinicola, the new record holder for smallest genome at 112,000 base pairs.

By | August 28, 2013

Wikimedia, Takahashi

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Avatar of: Curculio

Curculio

Posts: 48

August 29, 2013

I love the clown suits. Great shot but I do have a problem that anyone can access this photo.  It should be labeled M for mature audiences, though if one can get past reading the tongue-challenging names of the bacterium and its host, I guess it is OK for home-schooled children.

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