Leafhopper assassin bug, SEM

Leafhopper assassin bug, SEM

C032/3899 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Assassin bug head (Zelus renardii). Zelus renardii is an assassin bug in the family Reduviidae. It is also known as the ambush bug or the leafhopper assassin bug. The Reduviidae true bugs that are terrestrial ambush predators. Non-predatory bugs in this family are blood sucking ectoparasites. This family is easy to recognize due to the narrow neck and prominent curved proboscis. The assassin bugs leave a painful stab and are considered pests in many areas around the world. Magnification: x6 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.

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

Keywords: 97122a, ambush, assassin, bug, bugs, colored, coloured, compound, electron, eye, eyes, false-colored, false-coloured, feeding, head, hemiptera, heteroptera, human, insect, insects, invertebrate, invertebrates, leafhopper, legged, micrograph, mouthpart, mouthparts, ommatidia, ommatidium, pest, piercing, predator, predatory, reduvioidea, renardii, scanning, sem, seta, setae, sucking, thread, thread-legged, true, tube, zelus

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