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Paired Sperm

Caption: These are paired sperm of the diving beetle, Thermonectus marmoratus. The darkfield microscopy image shows both heads and tails of the paired sperm, which is 0.25 mm long!

Credit: Dawn Higginson, University of Arizona

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