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MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Body bristles (blue) of a whitefly (family Aleyrodidae), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The whitefly is a flying hemipteran insect that feeds on the underside of plants. These bristles are made of a material called chitin, and in many insects they serve a sensory function.
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