Beetle X-rays

If you had x-ray vision, where would you look first? Some of our biologists have looked inside of beetles to learn more about how they breathe and fly. Take a quick tour inside this x-ray view of the flower beetle Mecynorhina torquata.

Micro Computed Tomography Video (MicroCT) Side View from Ask A Biologist on Vimeo.

See more x-ray beetle videos and find activities to follow along on our X-ray Beetle Navigator story.

Beetle dissection view

Want to take your time exploring inside a beetle? Visit our Beetle Dissection.

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