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.

The Scientist Staff
Jun 12, 2013

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

 

 

 

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