Image of the Day: Butterfly Proboscis

Hydrophilic chemosensilla projecting from the Viceroy butterfly's proboscis help the insect wet the appendage and probe the chemical nature of its food.

By | June 12, 2013

Matthew S. Lehnert and Catherine P. Mulvane, see also doi:10.1098/rsif.2013.0336

 

 

 

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