Male mosquito

Date:18 September 2013 Tags:, , , ,

Image of Distinction, Nikon Small World 2012
Dr David Maitland
www.davidmaitland.com
Feltwell, United Kingdom
Male Culex pipiens (mosquito) 10x
Technique: Reflected (Episcopic) Diffuse Illumination

Image credit: Dr David Maitland | Nikon Small World

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