Image of the Week - November 18, 1999

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Antenna of a House Caterpillar

Image acquired by Scott Robinson using the ESEM in high vac mode. This is a 6500x magnification of a spot on the antenna of a house caterpillar. The diameter of the white filament near the base is ~2Μm. The specimen was prepared normally in a gold-palladium coating.

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Contact: sjrobin@itg.uiuc.edu, grosser@itg.uiuc.edu

Uploaded Thu Nov 18 11:37:37 1999 by Scott Jay Robinson

Updated Wed Jan 20 10:18:10 2010 by Daniel E. Weber