The micro-structure of a scale from a butterfly wing. The holes are around 1 micrometre across, about the size of a bacterium. Visualised using scanning electron microscopy by Dr Bronwen Cribb, University of Queensland.

The micro-structure of a scale from a butterfly wing.  The holes are around 1 micrometre across, about the size of a bacterium. Visualised using scanning electron microscopy by Dr Bronwen Cribb, University of Queensland.
Photo via: ammrf.org.au

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