SEM of Mosquito Mouth
Scanning electron microscope image of the mouth parts of a mosquito larva (family Culicidae). The collection of hairs (light brown) are feeding structures used to filter water. The hairs beat through the water filtering out algae, bacteria and other micro-organisms that the larva feeds on.The calibration bar is 100 um and was take at a magnification of 1,440 x. ..
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