Model of the Brain of a Honey Bee with Transparent Head Capsule
Apis mellifera. Enlarged approx. 50 times, in SOMSO-Plast®. After Dr. Dorothea Brückner, University of Bremen. The capsule of the head in special plastic can be opened and the complete brain removed to study the back of the brain. Shown: ocelli, mushroom body, optical neuropile, antennal lobes, dorsal lobes and the supesophaganglion. Part of the protocerebrum can be removed to see the structures underneath. The model is mounted on a stand with green base.