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medical illustration of Larva of the Common Green Lacewing
The larvae of green lacewings feed predatory on aphids. They seize the aphids with their mandibles, transformed to big pliers and suck them.
Scanning Electron Microscope, magnification  130:1
Next medical illustration of Leaf with chloroplasts
Here a freeze fracture image (Tanaka break) shows a section through a leaf of the black night shade (Solanum nigrum). The chloroplasts (green) are seen through the cell walls in a fractured state. Inside the chloroplasts the light reactions of photosynthesis take place.
SEM, magnification 4600:1

Leaf section

Larva of the Common Green Lacewing The larvae of green lacewings feed predatory on aphids. They seize the aphids with their mandibles, transformed to big pliers and suck them. Scanning Electron Microscope, magnification 130:1

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