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Macro_Cosmos

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Morpho archilles lima scales
« on: June 07, 2022, 08:58:09 »
They are blue due to "structural colouration", the scales act as a diffraction grating. 

(Microscope and Z-stacking used.)
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Akira

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Re: Morpho archilles lima scales
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2022, 09:41:34 »
Your macro images keep me amazed.  Thank you for sharing this new wonderful shot!
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Re: Morpho archilles lima scales
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2022, 22:51:38 »
Count me amazed too.

  Thanks for sharing it!