April 12, 2020

Honey Bee Feeler

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-04-12

Here is a honey bee (genus Apis) feeler. Male bees have 13 segments in their feelers, while females have 12. The feelers are used for a variety of purposes such as touch, communication, and hearing.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).

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