Fine structure of the ocellus of the cabbage looper moth (Trichoplusia ni)

@article{Dow1976FineSO,
  title={Fine structure of the ocellus of the cabbage looper moth (Trichoplusia ni)},
  author={Matthew A. Dow and John L. Eaton},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={1976},
  volume={171},
  pages={523-533}
}
The dorsal ocelli of adult cabbage looper moths were studied by light microscopy, and scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Each ocellus has a cuticular lens located on the distal end of a cuticular cone which encapsulates the receptor cells. There are two distinct types of receptor cells in the ocellus. Seventy large receptor cells form plate-like… CONTINUE READING