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DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fruit fly pupa case. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the inner surface of a pupal case, or puparium, of a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster wild type Oregon R). This is the anterior end showing the pair of anterior spiracles, or breathing tubes (horns), which are part of the respiratory apparatus for the pupa. These apparatus is shed with the puparium. Magnification x200 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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