House fly maggot, SEM

House fly maggot, SEM

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Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: House fly maggot, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The house fly (Musca domestica) lays eggs in organic matter, usually decaying material. They hatch into maggots within a day and feed continuously until they pupate, during which time they metamorphosise into adult flies.

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