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Close-up view of leaf cutter ant’s eye

9 October 2006 by Billy

Leaf cutter ant eye

This unusual view of one of our leaf cutter ants from the Bug House at World Museum Liverpool is a Scanning Electron Micrograph provided by Siobhan Watts from the National Conservation Centre. The micrograph is used as a teaching aid in the Bug House.Update: (10/10/06)- flickr slideshow with more of the leaf cutter ant scanning electron micrographs

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