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Stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) antenna, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Close-up of an antenna (sensory structure) of a stable fly (running down centre left), showing a bristle-like extension protruding from it (arista, lower right). The antennae lie between two large compound eyes (not seen). This fly feeds on the blood of mammals and is a significant pest of livestock. Magnification: x375 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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