2015 Photomicrography Competition

Image of Distinction

Proboscis (mouthparts) tip of a vampire moth (Calyptra thalictri). The modified tip and tearing hooks (red) assist with piercing fruit and mammal tissues for feeding

Matthew Lehnert

Affiliation
Kent State University at Stark
North Canton, Ohio, USA
Technique
Confocal
Magnifaction
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