1116-39714 - These two parasitic mollusks, Thyca crystallina, are growing on the host starfish, Linckia laevigata. This parasitic shell only attaches to this species of starfish, into which it burrows and sucks up nutrients, Philippines
1116-39719 - A Slender Spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops) and two different species of crabs. Attached to the goby are several parasites with egg cases, that will likely prove fatal over time. Many species live on the convuluted surface of this sponge, Philippin
989-3 - Parasite fly or Tachinid fly (Cylindromyia bicolor) feeding on Wild angelica (Angelica sylvestris) umbel flowers, Corsica, France. MORE INFO: Parasite fly or Tachinid fly family Tachinidae, plant family Apiaceae.
83-12404 - A large male Black Ctenosaur (Iguana negra) with parasitic ticks, a lizard species endemic to Central and South America, Nosara, Nicoya Peninsula, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, Central America
817-206843 - Leaf-cutter ants, order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, carrying leaf fragments back to their nest The small ant riding on the leaf is called a Minim, which protects the worker carrying the leaf from aerial attacks of parasitic flies of the family P