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Snapshots

  1. Jaws

    Snapshot Title: Jaws
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    Especially long hairs here. I surmise that, since an ant's "skin" is rigid, the hairs let it sense when it touches (or is touched by) something.



  2. antenna joint

    Snapshot Title: antenna joint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    Looks like something from a Giger painting: www.hrgiger.com Will open in a new tab or window/



  3. compound eye

    Snapshot Title: compound eye
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:



  4. clump of hairs between segments

    Snapshot Title: clump of hairs between segments
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    (at center of snapshot) what are they?



  5. hairs!

    Snapshot Title: hairs!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    almost like porcupine quills