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Eye of housefly Hi Fchiristant, here&#039;s a recording of a fly eye. If this is not a detail has been the facets.<br />
The recording was made with my Canon EOS 5DsR (50.6 mp) and the lens was the Canon MP-E 65. It is a very big crop but that can happen with the 5DsR.<br />
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I should like to hear from you how this find.  Housefly,Musca domestica Click/tap to enlarge

Eye of housefly

Hi Fchiristant, here's a recording of a fly eye. If this is not a detail has been the facets.
The recording was made with my Canon EOS 5DsR (50.6 mp) and the lens was the Canon MP-E 65. It is a very big crop but that can happen with the 5DsR.

I should like to hear from you how this find.

    comments (5)

  1. Outstanding! That is truly incredible. It almost makes me want to ask what detail there is in each cell, like we need to go even deeper :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. Of course you may ask how much detail has a compound eye, but I do not know.
      You know what this looks like a great challenge and I will see if it is what I will post it.
      Posted 3 years ago
      1. It was more of a joke, I think we're getting close to microscopic level now :) Posted 3 years ago
        1. Okay Posted 3 years ago
  2. This reminds me of paintings by Salvador Dali. Posted 3 years ago

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The housefly , ''Musca domestica'', is a fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha. It is believed to have evolved in the Cenozoic era, possibly in the Middle East, and has spread all over the world. It is the most common fly species found in habitations. Adult insects are grey to black with four dark longitudinal lines on the thorax, slightly hairy bodies and a single pair of membranous wings. They have red eyes, and the slightly larger female has these set further apart than the male.

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Similar species: True Flies
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