Adhesive properties of the arolium of a lantern-fly, Lycorma delicatula (Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoridae).

@article{Frantsevich2008AdhesivePO,
  title={Adhesive properties of the arolium of a lantern-fly, Lycorma delicatula (Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoridae).},
  author={Leonid I Frantsevich and Aihong Ji and Zhendong Dai and Jintong Wang and Ludmila Frantsevich and Stanislav N. Gorb},
  journal={Journal of insect physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={818-27}
}
The arolium in Lycorma delicatula is shaped as a truncated pyramid, tapering proximally. The base or the terminal area is corrugated, forming parasagittal wrinkles (period 1.5-5.0 microm), which are supported from inside by cuticular dendrites. Side faces of the arolium are made up of sclerotized dorsolateral plates. When claws slip on a smooth substrate and pronate, the dorsolateral plates diverge and expand the sticky terminal area. The real contact area with the glass plate was recognized by… CONTINUE READING

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