Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of Magnified 721X, this scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural details found on the surface of one of the two eyes of this adult ?figeater? beetle (Cotinis mutabilis). The meaning behind the ?leaf-like? pattern seen on the eye?s chitinous surface is unknown, however, when carefully scrutinized, it does not appear to be randomized. The figeater beetle is equipped with compound eyes, which are given this name due to the fact that the single large eye is really made u by Centers of Disease Control / Centers of Disease Control is available for licensing today.
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