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Photo#1305638
Unknown Psocoptera - 1 of 3 - Ectopsocus vachoni - male

Unknown Psocoptera - 1 of 3 - Ectopsocus vachoni - Male
San Nicolas Island, Ventura County, California, USA
October 18, 2016
Size: 1.047mm

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Unknown Psocoptera - 1 of 3 - Ectopsocus vachoni - male Unknown Psocoptera - 2 of 3 - Ectopsocus vachoni - male Unknown Psocoptera - 3 of 3 - Ectopsocus vachoni - male

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After consulting with the Wizard of Normal..
I was right in thinking this is Ectopsocus vachoni, male. Was this specimen cleared? How did you get such a nice view?

 
Sorry I missed this...
...I somehow overlooked your comment, sorry! The specimen is in a vial of 70% ethanol, collected in pitfall traps on San Nicolas Island (CA Channel Islands). I use a Leica M125 with LAS v4.9 software and a dome light for z-stack imaging. There's light bouncing around from all angles, but the insect has not been cleared or treated in any way. It was simply sitting in a thin petri dish of ethanol when I captured the image.

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