Great diving beetle's foreleg, SEM

Great diving beetle's foreleg, SEM

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Caption: Great diving beetle's foreleg. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the foreleg of a male great diving beetle (Dytiscus marginalis). At the tip of the leg are two claws. Along the length of the foreleg are sucker-like structures (green) and modified hairs. These adaptations are seen only in males, as they are used to clasp the female during mating.

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