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    Butterfly scales. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly, Inachis io.

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    • Jürgen Ruch-Trinkle

      Butterfly wing, 110X Butterfly scales. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly, Inachis io. These scales have an intricate design and overlap like the tiles on the roof of a building. They allow heat and light to enter, and also insulate the insect.

    • Ana Ocanas

      Butterfly scales. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly.

    • Third Coast Local

      Butterfly scales! Colored SEM (Scanning Electron Micrograph) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly...wow! photo credit: Inachis io

    • Kathleen	George

      heythereuniverse: Butterfly scales | Jo Angell Design Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly, Inachis io. These scales have an intricate design and overlap like the tiles on the roof of a building. They

    • Mira G

      Butterfly scales. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly, Inachis io. (110x) / Jo Angell Design

    • Spencer Cornelius

      heythereuniverse: Butterfly scales | Jo Angell Design Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of scales from the wing of a peacock butterfly, Inachis io. These scales have an intricate design and overlap like the tiles on the roof of a building. They allow heat and light to enter, and also insulate the insect. They may also be highly coloured. The metallic appearance of the scales is due to ridges along their length.

    • Sally Squire

      Squame on peacock butterfly’s wings

    • Samantha Riccio

      COLOR INSPIRATION

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