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Posted on 18-10-2007 12:58
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Head of calyptrate fly. Photo copyright ? A.W. Thomas.

After all, I must acknowledge and must give my big thank you to Tony for sharing this photo.

First version, I will updated more and more in the days overcome. Wink
I have to fix the "head lateral view" as well.

1 - posterior reclinate orbital seta(e) = posterior orbital bristle; 2 - anterior reclinate orbital seta(e) = anterior orbital bristle;
3 - frontalia = frons - postfrons; 4 - compoud eye; 5 - ommatidium = facet (plural: ommatidia = facets); 6 - ptilinal suture; 7 - lunula; 8 - 1st antennal segment; 9 - 2nd antennal segment = pedicel; 10 - antennal seam; 11 - 3rd antennal segment = 1st flagellomere; 12 - arista; 13 - fronto-genal suture; 14 - vibrissa (plural: vibrissae); 15 - fronto-clypeal suture
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Edited by jorgemotalmeida on 18-10-2007 14:17
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Posted on 18-10-2007 13:29
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Good job, Jorge, though the text is a bit too small for my poor old eyes. Cool
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Posted on 18-10-2007 14:09
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that?s why I will put the text before. Wink Be tuned. Smile
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Posted on 18-10-2007 19:45
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You and Tony are doing such a great job - I'm so impressed. Smile
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Posted on 29-10-2007 13:15

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It'll be nice to also to add the original image so we could see how things look without the colors
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Posted on 29-10-2007 13:40
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I will add it more later. In next week. Hopefully in next month. Smile NOt now.. busy. Smile
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Posted on 29-10-2007 15:09
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zcuc wrote:
It'll be nice to also to add the original image so we could see how things look without the colors

OK, done!
Tony T attached the following image:

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Posted on 31-10-2007 11:39
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thanks, Tony. Wink
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