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Figure 7: (a) Myrmicinosporidium mature spores inside workers Tetramorium semilaeve (inset: darker, infested worker, and normally coloured worker); (b) Pheidole pallidula with many spores on thorax, coxae, and gaster; (c) gaster of a male Pheidole pallidula with spores; (d) SEM image of a spore, showing the artifactual characteristic doughnout shaped form resulting from the alcohol fixation.