Selected SEM Images

5FLY Eye small5FLY Eye small

The eye of a fly.

15CactusFL15CactusFL

A closeup of the bloom on an AZ cactus.

6BBnozzle170Xa6BBnozzle170Xa6BBnozzle80xa6BBnozzle80xa

The spray nozzles of the Bombardier Beetle from which the explosively hot spray is directed.

 

8PeristomeA100xb8PeristomeA100xb 8PeristomeB120Xc8PeristomeB120Xc

Moss sporophyte peristomes.

 

7marc110XUnproa7marc110XUnproa

The unprocessed top surface of a liverwort plant (Marcantia).

11TEMGrunionegg11TEMGrunionegg

A TEM picture of the cross section on the egg wall of the CA grunion - a world first.
10,000X power.

9Proboscidea19Proboscidea19Proboscidea29Proboscidea2

The surface hairs of the Devil's claw growing at VACRC. These were unprocessed specimens shot on a new Hitachi "variable pressure" microscope.

13Lichen13Lichen

A light micrograph of a thin section through a lichen thallus.

10AZDiatom10AZDiatom

A light micrograph of AZ freshwater diatoms with brilliant natural color.

10DiatomCentric10DiatomCentric10DiatomTricera10DiatomTricera

10DiatomTricerc10DiatomTricerc7marc110XUnproa7marc110XUnproa

Micrographs of various diatoms.

14hornwort14hornwort

A light micrograph of the vertical horns or sporophytes of a local CA hornwort.

12Photinus112Photinus112Photinus212Photinus2

Light micrographs of thin sections through the light emitting tissues of the firefly Photinus.

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