I spotted many such insects near a hotel in Kihim, Alibaug. Sharing the images of the parts of one such insect starting from its head.

Worm from pond water, Mumbai

This is a late post. I had captured this last month from pond water in Chedda Nagar, Mumbai, and posted this on Twitter and other social media handles. @Prakashlab helped identify this as a Tubifex worm.

White rose pollen and an insect

While collecting pollen, I had accidentally also collected a small insect. I realized this only while observing through my Foldscope.

Parts of a cockroach

cockroach leg-1 cockroach leg-2 cockroach wing-1 cockroach wing-2 The cockroach

Shrimp flower- pollen and petals

I took the pink and white petals at 11’o clock position on the flower. I mounted the anthers on a slide and gently tapped to see the pollen grains

Parts of an insect

Saw this insect lying dead on my table. It had glittery wings. The fine powder behind it was the bits of its wings. Tried observing its antenna and leg under the Foldscope