Fruit fly antenna (Drosophila melanogaster)Ref: 80200011
Fruit fly antenna. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a male fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). Seen here is an antenna (left) and part of a compound eye (upper right, red). Antennae are sensory structures consisting of small fleshy pads with bristle-like extensions (aristas).
Magnification: x391 when printed 10 centimetres wide.