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Sperm Conjugate from a Diving Beetle

Caption: This is an image of sperm conjugate from the diving beetle, Hygrotus sayi. It is a composite image with three images taken at the same magnification. On the left is a darkfield image (heads and tails visible). On the right is the same conjugate viewed using epifluorescence (heads only). The inset shows an epifluorescence image (heads only) of the two sperm morphs that compose the conjugate.

Credit: Dawn Higginson, University of Arizona

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