The image shows the skin of a larva of the Anopheles moscito with a fan-shaped hair. Anopheles mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing or slowly flowing waters. The larvae feed on microorganisms directly under the surface.
Scanning Electron Microscope, magnification 5300:1
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