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.
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.
The female.. more