Tongue of a house cricket (Acheta domesticus)

Date:13 November 2014 Tags:, , , ,

This image showing the tongue of a house cricket (25X) – captured by Italy’s Stefano Barone – was awarded 11th place in the Nikon Small World 2014 competition.

Technique used: Rheinberg illumination (Dark field with interference filter)

Image credit: Stefano Barone | Nikon Small World

Now in its 40th year, the Nikon Small World competition is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope.


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