Ant spiracle, SEM

Ant spiracle, SEM

C018/0551

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Caption

Ant spiracle, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Spiracles are openings in an insect's exoskeleton that connect to the tracheal tubes which deliver oxygen directly to tissues within the insect's body. Spiracles are also opened and closed to regulate water loss. Magnification: x1600 when printed at 10 centimetres across.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

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