The following images are provided as teaching aids to train and educate veterinarians. There are about 400 images on this site. Liberties were taken with parasite grouping to provide a veterinary medical emphasis.
Cimex lectularius is the commonly known as the bed bug. Bed bugs have a painful bite that can annoy humans and animals alike. Although blood feeders, they are not yet known/documented to transmit disease.
Anterior dorsal side of Periplaneta americana, also known as the American Cockroach. Cockroaches serve as intermediate hosts for many parasites, notably Gongylonema, Physaloptera, and Oxyspirura.