SPIDERS No. 29 – It’s Moth for Dinner

Images made through a microscope. All subject types.

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Walter Piorkowski
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SPIDERS No. 29 – It’s Moth for Dinner

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Leitz Ortholux microscope
4X Leitz projection eyepiece plus 1/3x relay lens

35 images at .005 inch increments
Nikon 1.2x Plan Achromat objective.
Diffused Fiber Optic illumination

Canon 50D
Zerene and Photoshop processing.
Live subject.

The exceptionally hairy nature of this female spider added to the scales of the moth that it is having for dinner make quite a messy sight. She by the way is the mother of the eggs in the post Spiders No. 28.


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