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Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus, 1758 (Silver Fish, Silverfish)

Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus, 1758 (Silver Fish, Silverfish), Scales - magnified

6. Scales - magnified


Image Reference P97808
Magnification microscope photograph microscope photograph
Lighting/focus Phase Contrast illumination
Image post-processing Stacked image (18 frames) combined in Zerene Stacker
Malcolm Storey Canon EOS1000D digital SLR and Axioskop microscope with "2.5" projection eye-piece.
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Record info

Date: 27 August 2011
OS grid ref: SJ41
Lat/Lon: 52° 40' N, 2° 50' W
Location: Vice County: Shropshire, VC40, England
Voucher: 27/08/2011[A]
Stage or state: Living animal
Record Summary: on floor, in en-suite bathroom
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