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Wingless Scuttle Fly, dorsal head - Puliciphora borinquenensis - female

Wingless Scuttle Fly, dorsal head - Puliciphora borinquenensis - Female
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
July 29, 1977
Size: 1.2 mm body
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This image is a CombineZP processed stack of 169 images with a 0.9 micron step taken with a Nikon BD Plan 20X 0.4NA 210 mm tube microscope objective + extension tube adapter + Nikon D300 camera. The objective's outer case was removed and replaced with a sheet of translucent material backlighted by a flash array.

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