June 2, 2020

Yellow Jacket Antenna

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-06-02

Yesterday we looked at the head of a western yellowjacket (Vespula pensylvanica), today we look at its antenna at 100x magnification. Right click for full resolution. Yellowjackets have dark antennae, which they use to communicate with.

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

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