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43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Tussah silk fibres, light micrograph. The Tasar moth (Antheraea pernyi) is from China. It produces these silk fibres during its caterpillar stage, when making a cocoon in which to pupate. Differential interference contrast. Magnification: x75 when printed 10cm wide.
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