18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue eyes in the night

The arthropods, exposed at UV light, show a blue fluorescent color on some of their parts of the body. In this case, a Trochosa terricola, a spider belonged to Lycosidae family, shows its beautiful blue eyes.

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Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Italy
Copyright: © Federico Crovetto