Sand hill Screwmoss Syntrichia ruraliformis 

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medical illustration of Sand hill Screwmoss Syntrichia ruraliformis ruraliformis wet specimen

This is one of 12 species illustrated for a wild flower guide to the Braunton burrows sand dune system in North Devon, UK

The specimen looks very different when wet from when it's dry, so during illustrating it was vital to continually moisten the moss.
Next medical illustration of Anopheles gambiae feeding, showing the mouthparts at work, and abdomen swollen with blood

Part of a larger illustration showing all the stages of the Anopheles gambiae life cycle:

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African Malaria mosquito A. gambiae

Sand hill Screwmoss Syntrichia ruraliformis ruraliformis wet specimen This is one of 12 species illustrated for a wild flower guide to the Braunton burrows sand dune system in North Devon, UK The specimen looks very different when wet from when it's dry, so during illustrating it was vital to continually moisten the moss.

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