Insect wrapped in spider web

Date:22 May 2014 Tags:, , , ,

This image of an insect wrapped in a spider web (85X) – captured by Mark A Sanders of  the University of Minnesota in the USA – was awarded 9th place in the 2013 Nikon Small World competition.

Technique: Confocal, Autofluorescence, Image Stacking

Image credit: Mark A Sanders | Nikon Small World

Small World is regarded as a leading showcase for the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For 39 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers, acknowledging their critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.