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Notes on the biology and ethology of Luperomorpha xanthodera, a flea beetle recently introduced into Europe
Abstract The life cycle, host plants and damage caused by Luperomorpha xanthodera (Fairmaire), a chrysomelid recently introduced to Europe, are described. In Tuscany (Italy) L. xanthodera completes 2Expand
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Ultrastructure of the midgut and the adhering tubular salivary glands of Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera : Thripidae)
Abstract The ultrastructure of the midgut and the tubular salivary glands of Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera : Thripidae) is described. The microvilli have 2 different types of glycocalyx:Expand
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Comparative fine structural analysis of the male reproductive accessory glands in Bactrocera oleae and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera, Tephritidae)
The morphology and ultrastructure of the male reproductive accessory glands from Bactrocera oleae and Ceratitis capitata were comparatively investigated. In both insects, there are two types ofExpand
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Functional morphology of the female reproductive apparatus of Stephanitis pyrioides (Heteroptera, Tingidae): A novel role for the pseudospermathecae
At mating, female insects generally receive and store sperm in specific organs of their reproductive tract called spermathecae. Some Heteroptera, such as Cimicomorpha, lack a true spermatheca; someExpand
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Fine structure of spermatheca and accessory gland of Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Abstract The spermatheca of the thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a small brownish-orange organ that adheres to the vagina; the accessory gland is a large structure withExpand
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