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The Structure of Arthropod Chemoreceptors
The body surface of most terrestrial arthropods is highly impermeable to water; if it were not, the individuals, nearly all of which are small, would quickly succumb to dehydration. The receptorExpand
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Vulnerable Areas on the Surface of the Tarsus and Pretarsus of the Grasshopper (Acrididae, Orthoptera); with Special Reference to the Arolium
Ten or twelve years ago, while studying the effects of dyes on the eggs of the grasshopper, Melanoplus differentialis , the present writer, in an idle moment, immersed a living adult of this speciesExpand
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Sense organs on the antenna of a parasitic wasp, Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae).
  • E. Slifer
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
  • 1 April 1969
1. Although the male of Nasonia vitripennis is distinctly smaller than the female, the antennae are approximately the same size in both sexes.2. Hairs of two kinds, both believed to be tactile, areExpand
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Circumfila and other sense organs on the antenna of the sorghum midge (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae)
The antennal flagellum of the male sorghum midge is about a millimeter long and may bear over 500 sense organs. These consist of (1) tactile hairs, (2) thin‐walled pegs, (3) circumfila and (4) veryExpand
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The sense organs on the antennal flagellum of aphids (Homoptera), with special reference to the plate organs
Summary The cuticular parts of the aphid plate organ consist of an outer and an inner layer. Both are transparent and in the space between them are many fine branches of the half dozen, or more,Expand
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Morphology and development of the femoral chordotonal organs of melanoplus differentialis (orthoptera, acrididae)
Chordotonal organs are present in the prothoracic, mesothoracic and metathoracic femora of Melanoplus differentialis. These have been described and their development traced from ectodermalExpand
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The Fine Structure of the Membranes which Cover the Egg of the Grasshopper, Melanoplus Differentialis, with Special Reference to the Hydropyle
Electron-microscope studies have shown that the epicuticle of the hydropyle consists of 2 layers. The inner is complexly folded and the outer consists of a meshwork of fine fibrils which fills theExpand
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