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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Animal structure and function  >  Body systems  >  Nervous system  >  Sense organs  >  Antennae
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Eastern goldenhaired blowfly

This is a black-and-white, detailed scientific illustration of an eastern goldenhaired blowfly ('Calliphora stygia') showing body segments, legs and compound eyes. The detailed vein pattern of the wings is clearly visible. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Diptera, Family: Calliphoridae.)

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Female and male praying mantids

This is a black-and-white scientific illustration of a female (left) and a male (right) praying mantid ('Archimantis latistylus') showing characteristic body structures. A scale is included. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Mantodea, Family: Mantidae.)

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Honey bees with the queen on a comb

This is an assembly of honey bees ('Apis mellifera') on the surface of a comb. It shows a queen and workers, demonstrating the difference in the size and shape of their bodies (the queen is the largest). (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Apidae.)

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Head of a female goliath stick insect

This is a close-up colour photograph of the head of a female goliath stick insect ('Eurycnema goliath') revealing details such as eyes, antennae and markings. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Phasmatodea, Family: Phasmatidae.)

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Caterpillar of the Ulysses butterfly resting on a leaf

This is a colour photograph of a Ulysses butterfly caterpillar ('Papilio ulysses') resting on a leaf. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Lepidoptera, Family: Papilionidae.)

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Views of the male Richmond birdwing butterfly

This is a colour photograph of a dorsal (top) and a ventral view of a male Richmond birdwing butterfly ('Ornithoptera richmondius'). A scale is included. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Lepidoptera, Family: Papilionidae.)

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Bull ant queen

This is a colour photograph of a bull ant queen ('Myrmecia' sp) that has shed her wings. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae.)

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Praying mantid

This is a colour photograph of a praying mantid in the 'prayerlike' stance for which it is named. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Mantodea, Family: Mantidae.)

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Two green tree ants

This is a colour photograph of two green tree ants ('Oecophylla smaragdina') showing their prominent mandibles and antennae. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae.)

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Adult katydid

This is a colour photograph, probably taken at night, of an adult katydid at rest, showing its typical long antennae, long hind legs and leaflike shape. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Orthoptera, Family: Tettigoniidae.)

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Giant northern termite soldiers and workers

This is a colour photograph of worker and soldier giant northern termites ('Mastotermes darwiniensis') in their wood nest. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Isoptera, Family: Mastotermitidae.)

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A longicorn beetle on leaf litter

This is a colour photograph of a longicorn or longhorn beetle ('Rhipidocerus australasiae') on leaf litter. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Coleoptera, Family: Cerambycidae.)

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Adult centipede

This is a colour photograph of an adult centipede displaying its many legs, and the reddish colouration around its head. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Chilopoda, Order: Scolopendromorpha, Family: Scolopendridae.)

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Native Australian cockroach

This is a colour photograph of Mitchell's diurnal cockroach ('Polyzosteria mitchelli'), a native Australian cockroach, among ground detritus. The bright colourful markings of this cockroach are visible. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Blattodea, Family: Blattidae.)

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Head of a moth

This is a scanning electron micrograph of the head of a moth. The head is covered in fine scale-hairs, and the eye, coiled proboscis and antenna of the moth are clearly visible. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Lepidoptera.)

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Head of a bull ant

This is a scanning electron micrograph of the head of a bull ant, 'Myrmecia' sp, showing the characteristic long toothed mandibles and large compound eyes. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae.)

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Head of an Australian cockroach

This is a scanning electron micrograph of the head of an Australian cockroach ('Periplaneta australasiae') showing mouthparts and antennae. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Blattodea, Family: Blattidae.)