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Butterfly proboscis

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Butterfly proboscis

Postby green baron » Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:02 pm

Closeup shot showing the proboscis which actually consists of a pair of interlocking c-section channels that are linked together to form a tube, much like a drinking straw.


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