Gnat

Description
This microscope slide contains the spiracle of a gnat which is a type of fly. Spiracles are the openings on an insect’s body through which it breathes.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/2823
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
gnat
Simple Name
gnats spiracle: microscope slide preparation
Full Name
CULICOIDEA: non det.: gnat: spiracle
Dimensions
glass slide length 3 in; glass slide W 1 in; glass slide TH 1/16 in
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Carpenter, W B, Dr (from the collection of)
Phylum
ARTHROPODA

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