Mosquito's Head

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Female mosquito head (family Culicidae).  The individual eye lenses detect levels of light and dark in different directions.  Several mosquito species are vectors for human diseases, including malaria and yellow fever.   This is a scanning electron microscope image.  The calibration bar is 100 um and the magnification is 689 x.
Female mosquito head (family Culicidae). The individual eye lenses detect levels of light and dark in different directions. Several mosquito species are vectors for human diseases, including malaria and yellow fever. This is a scanning electron microscope image. The calibration bar is 100 um and the magnification is 689 x.
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