Gills of an alderfly larva, SEM

Gills of an alderfly larva, SEM

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Caption: Gills of an alderfly larva. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the gills of an alderfly (Sialis lutaria) larva. The gills are the feather-like structures seen at top and bottom. Alderfly larvae are aquatic and feed on other insects, small invertebrates and worms. The larval stage lasts for 1 to 2 years.

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