Moth proboscis and eye, SEM

Moth proboscis and eye, SEM

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Credit: DR DAVID FURNESS, KEELE UNIVERSITY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Moth proboscis and eye, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The compound eye (orange) is at right. The spiral-shaped sucking proboscis (at centre) is a distinctive characteristic of butterflies and moths and is used to suck the nectar of flowers and other fluids. At rest it is rolled into a spiral and carried between the two labial palps that point upwards to either side (only one seen here).

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Keywords: animal, biological, biology, close-up, coloured, compound eye, detail, entomology, eye, false-coloured, fauna, head, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, labial palp, lepidoptera, moth, mouth part, mouth parts, mouthpart, mouthparts, nature, ommatidia, ommatidium, palps, proboscis, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, sucking proboscis, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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