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THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The compound eyes (blue) are either side of the head, with the legs and rounded body also seen here. This beetle is a household pest, feeding on natural fibres found in carpets, furniture and clothing.
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