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Hawkmoth tongue. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the end of the tongue (proboscis) of a hummingbird hawkmoth (Macroglossum stellatarum). This moth hovers in front of flowers while drinking nectar using this long tongue. It lives in Europe, and is active during the day. Magnification: x500 at 4x4 inch size.
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