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40.9 x 30.7 cm ⏐ 16.1 x 12.1 in (300dpi)
MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN OEGGERLI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Midge eye. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of numerous lenses, called ommatidia, that make up the compound eye of a midge (Suborder Nematocera). A compound eye is not very good at distinguishing detail, but it does enable the detection of tiny movements.
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