Zoology Insects Microscope Prepared Slides

The following are images that were captured with the U2 Digital microscope at 40x or 100x magnification. These prepared slides are included in the Zoology: Insects prepared slide kit. We also carry Zoology: Organisms and Zoology: Reptiles prepared slide kits. You can view all prepared slide kits here.


Weevil Microscope Image

This is a Granary Weevil, sitophilus granarius. Often found in flour, cereal or dry baking ingredients. Learn more here.

Spider Microscope Image
This shows the exoskeleton of the entire spider. Spiders are air breathing arthropods that have eight legs, and chelicerae modified into fangs that inject venom.
House fly under microscope
House Fly
Not a lot of explaining needed on this one - those annoying insects the ruin picnics.
Periplaneta Microscope Image
This a genus of cockroaches. Genearlly found in tropical and hot, humid climates.
Honeybee Microscope Image
Honey Bee Spur
Honey bees are made up of only seven species and represent only a small fraction of the approximately 20,000 known species of bees. Learn more here.
Mosquito Microscope Image

Mosquito (Female)
While male mosquitos typically feed on nectar and plant juices, the female needs to obtain nutrients from blood before she can produce eggs. Thus, what the mosquito is best known for - biting humans.

Aphid Microscope Image
Aphid lion, Chrysopa Vulgaris, Aphids are also known as plant lice. They are among the most destructive insect pests on cultivated plants in temperate regions. Learn more here.
Fruit Fly Microscope Image
Fruit Fly
Fruit flies are attracted to ripened fruits and vegetables. They cause problems with contaminating food with bacteria and other disease-producing organisms.
Ant Microscope Image
White Ant (Termite)
These are white ants, also known as termites. They feed mostly on dead plant material, generally in the form of wood.
Bee Microscope Image
Honey bee worker, mouth parts.