STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fly (order Diptera), light micrograph. The head is dominated by the two compound eyes (bright blue), with the proboscis (feeding tube) at far right. The body has three segments, the head (right), thorax (centre) and abdomen (left). The outline of the guts (bright blue coils) can be seen within the abdomen. Magnification: x30 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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