F col SEM of male mediterranean fruit fly

F col SEM of male mediterranean fruit fly

Z340/0093 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 54.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour scanning electron micrograph of a male Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata). The large compound eyes tinted blue dominate the head of the fly. The 'flags' above the eyes are male features. The reduced antennae, situated between the eyes, consist of two stubby protruberances decorated with bristle-like extensions called aristas. A pair of palps, or tactile feelers, are positioned above the trumpet- shaped opening of the proboscis at the bottom of the picture. The proboscis is a sucking tube which ends in two fleshy lobes called labellae. These mop up fermenting juices through a system of fine tubes. Magnification: x10 at 35mm size.

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

Keywords: animal, ceratitis capitata, compound eye, fruit fly, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, medfly, mediterranean fruit fly, nature, wildlife, zoology

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