Under Microscope

It's another world under the microscope.

The images show several different body parts of a female lovebug. Lovebugs appear twice a year and their population explode for a few days. In a brief time period, they disappear. They get their name from the fact that females and males attach to each other and remain in this position for a long time. Some people even named these insects “two headed bugs” because they did not realize that they were looking at two animals mating. Females usually have much smaller heads and smaller eyes. Male specimens have significantly larger heads and most of their head is covered with their composite eyes.

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