Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Fly bubble blowing
Posted by saturdaze on 05-04-2007 21:22
They are pretty small droplets. Yes, a sphere has the least surface area for the volume contained, but these droplets are tiny . . . dare I say, teenie tiny. Without the tongues of bees that allow a film of fluid to be produced, a droplet might be the only option for flies and other insects without tongues. Here is another example. The droplet is less that 0.5mm in diameter!