Photographs from a California newt found moribund in California

On left photo of California newt with bone exposed at end of tail. On right photo of parasite.

Detailed Description

Photographs from a California newt (Taricha torosa) found moribund in California, USA. (A) There is necrosis of the distal tail tip with exposure of the vertebral bone (arrow). (Photograph courtesy of Elyse Vetter, Pepperdine University). (B) Dissection scope photograph of a partial, opened section of lung containing two Rhabditoid lung worms (Photograph courtesy of Constance Roderick, USGS).

Details

Image Dimensions: 1949 x 827

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US

Credits

Photograph in panel A courtesy of Elyse Vetter, Pepperdine University. Photograph in panel B courtesy of Constance Roderick, USGS.