STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cicada. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the back of a cicada. Cicadas are insects with large eyes (purple, right) set wide apart on the head. They usually have transparent, well-veined wings (grey). There are about 2,500 species of cicada around the world, living in temperate to tropical climates. Cicadas make a loud buzzing noise similar to that of crickets. Magnification: x3 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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