Black fly head, SEM

Black fly head, SEM

C029/0411 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 53.7MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


This image is part of the feature Metamorphosis

Credit: EYE OF SCIENCE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Black fly (Simulium sp.) head. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a black fly, showing its large compound eyes (red), anennae (top) and mouthparts (centre-left). Most black flies (family Simuliidae) feed on the blood of mammals, including humans, although the males feed mainly on nectar. Magnification: x60, when printed 10 cm wide.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, animal, animals, antenna, antennae, arthropod, arthropods, biological, biology, black fly, blackfly, close-up, colored, coloured, compound eye, detail, diptera, dipteran, dipterans, entomological, entomology, eyes, false-colored, false-coloured, fauna, head, insect, insects, invertebrate, invertebrates, microscope, mouthpart, mouthparts, nature, no-one, nobody, scanning electron micrograph, sem, simulidae, simulium sp., wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.