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Biting midge

This 100-million-year-old biting midge, preserved in amber, shows numerous oocysts of the malarial parasite Paleohaemoproteusburmacis, evidence of the oldest ancestral strain of malaria ever discovered. (Photo by George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University)

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Uploaded on March 25, 2016