Midge head, SEM

Midge head, SEM

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Caption: Midge head. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of part of the head of an midge, showing an antenna (yellow, lower right) and a compound eye (pink, top). The eye is formed from numerous lens structures known as ommatidia. Midges are tiny flies that feed on the blood of animals by inserting a needle-like proboscis (not seen). Magnification: x350 when printed 10 centimetres wide.

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