LOUISE HUGHES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LOUISE HUGHES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Ant head, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The antennae (sensory structures) are the stalk-like structures (orange) attached to the head above the mouthparts (bottom) and between the compound eyes (orange) on the sides of the head. This is a common red ant (Myrmica rubra). Magnification: x70 when printed at 10 centimetres across.
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