Springtail antenna, SEM

Springtail antenna, SEM

Z250/0025 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 10.8MB

Downloadable file size: 640.2KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Springtail antenna. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of part of an antenna from a springtail (order Collembola). Springtails are primitive flightless insects, dating back some 300 million years in the fossil record. They lack external reproductive appendages and only have primitive eyes. The antennae (sensory structures that are mounted on the head) are also primitive. The common name is derived from the habit of some species of using their tails to spring into the air. Magnification: x165 at 6x7cm size.

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

Keywords: ancient, animal, antenna, collembola, coloured, flightless, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, old, primitive, scanning electron micrograph, sem, sensory structure, springtail, wildlife, zoology

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