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Eye patterns

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Not the best image. I was not expecting this guy to show up at my photo shoot. I had to sharpen a bit more than I would like, but I remember a discussion about the different eye patterns of insects and thought this guy/gal had a very interesting eye pattern.
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Post by Mike B in OKlahoma »

These are interesting patterns! And you can see th elittle knobby thing of flies very well also.
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Post by DaveW »

Interesting patterns. "Knobby thing"! Does Mike mean Halteres?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halteres

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Mike said:
And you can see th elittle knobby thing of flies very well also.
:shock: :oops: :lol:

Eye patterns are kind of interesting Sue. Maybe something like our iris, no one else has the same pattern, there are always subtile differences. :D

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Post by beetleman »

That is an incredible pattern on those eyes Sue. I have never seen anything like that :shock: I bet a frontal view would be awesome.
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Post by puzzledpaul »

Fully concur with Doug's comments ... as patterns go, they're pretty spectacular ... a full frontal frame filler would be really something :)

... altho' to get reqd dof you'd have to join the 'stackers' ... and the patterns'd no doubt change during the procedure...

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Post by rjlittlefield »

This really is a fascinating fly. I've never seen one like this. Such a beautifully symmetric pattern.

The pattern looks like pigments, BTW, not optical colors, judging from the lack of sheen. I bet this critter would stack just fine. 'Course you'd have to find a dead one, or maybe Charlie's CO2 trick would work...

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