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Pollen Grain on Insect Cuticle

An unknown pollen grain on the surface of the exoskeleton of a beetle. From a Bugscope session with Flowing Wells Junior High School, Tucson, Arizona. Taken using the XL30 ESEM-FEG scanning electron microscope in HiVac mode.

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Uploaded Sat Nov 6 15:32:05 2010 by Daniel E. Weber