Butterfly wing scales, SEM

Butterfly wing scales, SEM

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Caption: Butterfly wing scales. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of scales on the wing of a European peacock (Aglais io) butterfly. The colour of a butterfly's wing can arise either from a pigment contained in the scales or from the actual structure of the scales themselves.

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