Colour SEM of hairs of springtail

Colour SEM of hairs of springtail

Z250/0021 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Springtail. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of the hairs on the body of an unidentified species of springtail (order Collembola). Springtails are the most primitive insects, dating back 300 million years in the fossil record. They are wingless and lack external reproductive appendages. They possess primitive eyes known as ocelli and primitive antennae consisting of four articulated segments. The higher insects have multi-segmented flagellate antennae. The common name is derived from the habit of some species of using their tails to spring into the air. Magnification: x4000 at 6x6cm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, collembola, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, springtail, wildlife, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.