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EENY472: Bee Louse, Bee Fly, Braulid, Braula coeca Nitzsch (Insecta: Diptera: Braulidae)

Figure 4. A scanning electron microscope photograph of a dorsal view of a Braula coeca tarsus showing the comb-shaped row of spines, or claw, important in clinging to the branched hairs of the honey bee, Apis mellifera Linnaeus.

Credit: W. J. Humphreys, University of Georgia