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29.7 x 21.8 cm ⏐ 11.7 x 8.6 in (300dpi)
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Male mosquito head. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a male mosquito (Aedes punctor). One of the large compound eyes (red) is at lower right. The hairs on the antennae (grey, left) are sensitive to the flight sounds of the female, allowing the male to locate a mate. Magnification: x35 at 6x7cm size.
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