Buzzer midge head, SEM

Buzzer midge head, SEM

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Caption: Buzzer midge (Chironomus plumosus) head. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a buzzer midge, showing its compound eyes (dark, round), antennae (top left and right) and mouthparts (lower centre). This non-biting midge is found around water throughout the northern hemisphere. Magnification: x60, when printed 10 cm wide.

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