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Proboscis Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 353 pictures in our Proboscis collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Head of a honey bee, SEM Featured Print

Head of a honey bee, SEM

Head of a honey bee (Apis mellifera), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The compound eyes (one seen) are either side of the antennae. Below these is the bee's mouthparts, including its proboscis (light brown, lower left). Bees use their proboscis to collect nectar from a wide range of flowering plants, bringing it back to their hive to store it and form honey. The honey is used as food by bee larva, and is also collected by beekeepers for human consumption. Magnification: x25 when printed at 10 centimetres tall.

© THOMAS DEERINCK, NCMIR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Fly head, colored scanning electron micrograph Featured Print

Fly head, colored scanning electron micrograph

Fly head, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Close-up of the head of a fly, showing its short antennae (upper centre), which are seen between its compound eyes (brown). Magnification: x80 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.

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91560109, Anatomical, Anatomy, Animal, Antenna, Antennae, Biological, Biology, Colored, Compound Eye, Detail, Diptera, Entomological, Entomology, Eyes, Face, False Color, Fauna, Fly, Hair, Hairy, Head, Horizontal, Insect, Insecta, Invertebrate, Mouthparts, Nature, Palps, Proboscis, Scanning Electron Micrograph, Scanning Electron Microscope, Sem, Short, Wildlife, Zoological, Zoology

Mosquito Featured Print

Mosquito

Mosquito Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM): Magnification x90 (if print A4 size: 29.7 cm wide) - Portrait of the malarial mosquito showing the antenae and palps, used to sense odours and carbon dioxide emeited by the host animal. This is targetted for a blood meal extracted by the stylet, concealed in the proboscis sheath. (Anopheles sp.) Date:

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