Today’s Open Access File of the Day depicts the snail Biomphalaria glabrata, important for its role as an intermediate host to the parasite Schistosoma mansoni that causes schistosomiasis.
- Cropped and retouched from Fig. 1 of the article The NIH-NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center, published in 2008 by Fred A. Lewis et al. in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
- Licensed CC BY.
- Used, e.g., on the Dutch and Ukrainian Wikipedias.