Large white butterfly scent scale SEMRef: 80201105
Large white butterfly (Pieris brassicae) scent scale (androconium), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Androconia (plural) of the male large white butterfly, have the function of disseminating pheromones to attract a mate. This scent scale is shown as green.
Magnification x1628 at 10cm wide.