Fine structure of a sensory organ in the arista of Drosophila melanogaster and some other dipterans

@article{Foelix2004FineSO,
  title={Fine structure of a sensory organ in the arista of Drosophila melanogaster and some other dipterans},
  author={Rainer F. Foelix and Reinhard F. Stocker and Rudolf Alexander Steinbrecht},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={258},
  pages={277-287}
}
SummaryThe arista, a characteristic appendage of dipteran antennae, consists of 2 short segments at the base and a long distal shaft. A small sensory ganglion, from which arises the aristal nerve, is located proximally in the shaft. The fine structure of the aristal sensory organ was studied in detail in the fruitfly (Drosophila) and for comparison in the housefly (Musca) and the blowfly (Calliphora). In Drosophila, the aristal sense organ consists of 3 identical sensilla that terminate in the… 

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