Drosophila melanogaster

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Stephen_De_Lisle
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Drosophila melanogaster

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Some different life stages of the fruit fly, seen through a stereomicroscope in dark field illumination

Technical details:
Olympus SZX-16
Olympus 2x .3 na SDFPLAPO Plan Apo objective
Nikon D850, Lm Scope adapter
Schott VisiLED dark field transmitted light stage
Focus stacks in Zerene

Larvae on agar, alive but anesthetized. Homemade Rheinberg filter.
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Larvae. Homemade Rheinberg filter.
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More larvae. Homemade Rheinberg filter.
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late pupal stage:
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an adult recently eclosed from the pupal stage, with its wings still folded:
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Re: Drosophila melanogaster

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Very nicely done. I know these views quite well.
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Re: Drosophila melanogaster

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Lovely! They look really nice with autofluorescence too.

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Re: Drosophila melanogaster

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thanks!

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