2 thoughts on “Horsefly

  1. I suspect that the eyes are not themselves coloured green, but that the complex pattern of the compound eye forms a diffraction grating, giving a green coloured interference pattern – it is iridescence, like some of the patterns on butterfly wings. I find that a wonderful thing.

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