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Use of image files from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology web site are subject to the following terms and conditions:

All materials on this Web site are copyright © Smithsonian Institution and their respective copyright holders.

Images on this Web site may be reproduced for non-commercial, scientific, educational and personal use only. Copying or redistribution in any manner for personal or corporate gain is not permitted without written permission from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Commercial publication, exploitation, or use of Smithsonian images, graphics or html files on commercial web sites is specifically prohibited.

Users may download, print, photocopy, and distribute these images for their own non-commercial use, provided that the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice is included and Karen Osborn is credited. Users who place any image on their web site must place the copyright notice and credit line next to or on the image itself. Do not crop or alter the image without specific permission.

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