Fresh Mosquito larvae

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Experiment: Ah, what a difference fresh specimens make, having retained their color, and a tweak of the technique, this mosquito larvae expired within 15 minutes or so of its picture being taken. You can see a great deal of detail here at 4x and by moving our set up further from the wall I reduced the illumination of the background cloth and got a blacker final product that was easy to photoshop out. Now we are getting somewhere. This final picture was cropped from the original by about 70%. Thanks to Army Public Health for the mosquitoes and consulations with Tony GuterriezNote the internal detail visible...nerves and digestive tract and the lovely color of the rear fin like things

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Image Dimensions: 3537 x 2811

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