07 May 2013

Tuesday Crustie: Micrarium

These copepods are preserved specimens on display in a museum. Now, you might think, “Those are small, so how would you display them?” Like this:

It’s an amazing display at the University College London. They dubbed it the “micrarium,” which is an excellent word. Lovely idea and lovely display.

See more of the display here.

Photos by UCL News on Flickr; used under a Creative Commons license.

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