Science Art: The Male and Female of Caligus centrodonti.

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Double check all your eggs – just in case.

Happy Easter!

The handsome couple in the image came from North American parasitic copepods belonging to the family Caligidae , 1905, found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library. The title kind of gives away the whole story. He’s, uh, a lot smaller than an Easter egg in real life.

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