KEVIN MACKENZIE, UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN



This false-color scanning electron micrograph shows a moth fly,Psychodidae, also known as a drain fly. The larvae live in domestic drains and emerge in sinks.
Their bodies and wings are covered in fine cilia, which lend them a moth-like appearance.

KEVIN MACKENZIE, UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

This false-color scanning electron micrograph shows a moth fly,Psychodidae, also known as a drain fly. The larvae live in domestic drains and emerge in sinks.

Their bodies and wings are covered in fine cilia, which lend them a moth-like appearance.

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    Moth! Moths are great. I hope Lynn finds this.
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    yikes
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