Investigation of different ontogenetic stages of Raillietiella sp. (Pentastomida: Cephalobaenida): the embryonic gland – glandula embryonalis – or Dorsalorgan

Abstract

 The ”Dorsalorgan” of pentastomids is an embryonic gland. With respect to a general revision of the glandular equipment of pentastomids and its synonyms the term embryonic gland, first mentioned by Esslinger in 1968, or glandula embryonalis (original) appears to be most suitable. Thus, this terminology may no longer lead to confusion of these glands with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004360050226

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