Häutungen von Insekten ohne Häutungsdrüse: Befunde mit Larven von Periplaneta americana

  title={H{\"a}utungen von Insekten ohne H{\"a}utungsdr{\"u}se: Befunde mit Larven von Periplaneta americana},
  author={Michael Gersch},
The course of moulting of Periplaneta americana larvae of which the prothoracic glands were exstirpated, was investigated in 2 succeeding series. It could be proved that all animals underwent 1 or 2 moulting processes inspite of the absence of the moulting gland. These results demonstrate that the generally accepted classical schema of the endocrine control of the insect moulting must be renewed. 

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