DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Spiny-back (orb weaver) spider silk gland spigots (Gasteracantha sp.). Spiny-backed spider piriform gland spigots (from the anterior spinneret) through which silk is being secreted (Gasteracantha sp.). Magnification: x470 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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