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Muscular Head Pumps Give Long-Proboscid Fly the Edge

Caption: The extremely long, thin proboscis of insects from the genus Prosoeca (Nemestrinidae) evolved as an adaptation to feeding from long, tubular flowers.

Credit: Florian Karolyi / Naturwissenschaften

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