Images of Aedes aegypti adult mosquitoesTechnical Details
Samples were fixed 10 minutes at 65C in Smith's modified Bouin's fixative.
Smith's Modified Bouin's Fixative
The stain was Gillis II hematoxylin and eosin Y.
Samples were embedded in paraffin, sectioned, and stained at the Histology Core Facility of the Department of Anatomy at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.
CAUTION: The picric acid is explosive so ensure proper storage conditions for it!
Thanks to Bill Romoser for recommending this fixative!