Fly foot, SEM

Fly foot, SEM

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Caption: Fly foot. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the foot of a fly (order Diptera). A fly uses the two claws (brown) on each of its feet to help it grip rough surfaces. On smooth surfaces, the hairs on its pads (pulvilli, red) help it to grip by secreting an adhesive. Magnification: x163 at 6x7cm size.

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Keywords: anatomy, animal, bristle, bristles, claw, claws, coloured, diptera, fly, foot, hair, hairs, hairy, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, leg, locomotion, nature, pads, pulvilli, scanning electron micrograph, sem, tip, wildlife, zoology

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