Mosquito's Eye

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Female mosquito eye (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 10 um and the magnification is 407 x.
Female mosquito eye (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 10 um and the magnification is 407 x.
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