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EENY472: Bee louse, bee fly, braulid,Braula coecaNitzsch (Insecta: Diptera: Braulidae)

Figure 4. A scanning electron microscope photograph of a dorsal view of a tarsus of the bee louse, Braula coeca Nitzsch, showing the comb-shaped row of spines, or claw, important in clinging to the branched hairs of the honey bee. Photograph by: W.J. Humphreys, University of Georgia