Mosquito egg surface
Browse Gallery
       

Superhydrophobic Swimming Beauty – II

Culex pipiens

Magnification: 7’431:1

Stock image request

Micronaut images are rights-managed. If you want to get a quote, please contact us, providing the following information:  (1) image name, (2) specific use, (3) industry, (4) distribution area, (5) format, (6) circulation or print run, and (7) duration. For further information, click here. Please note that we cannot answer incomplete requests. Thank you.

Name

Email

Message

Please answer the question
1+1=? 

Order Fine Art Prints

Editions and prices upon request

For further information http://www.oeggerli.com/editions/
or e-mail me:info@oeggerli.com

Print Friendly

Female mosquitos (Culex pipiens) lay clumps of eggs (i.e. ‘egg rafts’) in standing water. Egg-rafts float for 2-3 days, until the larvae hatch. The water repellent nature of the egg is generated by microscopically small structures, which trap a thin layer of air.