Blow fly (proboscis)

Description
This is the proboscis of a blowfly, magnified under a microscope.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/3496
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
blow fly (proboscis)
Simple Name
insect: microscope slide preparation
Full Name
CALLIPHORIDAE: ?Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus, 1758): Blue bottle fly
Dimensions
glass slide length 3 in; glass slide W 1 in; glass slide TH < 1/16 in
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
CALLIPHORIDAE
Genus
?Calliphora
Species
vomitoria

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