Sense organs on the antennal flagellum of a praying mantis, Tenodera angustipennis, and of two related species (Mantodea)

@article{Slifer1968SenseOO,
  title={Sense organs on the antennal flagellum of a praying mantis, Tenodera angustipennis, and of two related species (Mantodea)},
  author={E. Slifer},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={1968},
  volume={124}
}
  • E. Slifer
  • Published 1968
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Morphology
  • About 10,000 sense organs are present on one antenna of a female mantis, Tenodera angustipennis, and nearly 40,000 on that of a male. These are of four kinds: (1) thick‐walled pegs, (2) short thin‐walled pegs, (3) medium length thin‐walled pegs and (4) long thin‐walled pegs. All have the structural characteristics of chemoreceptors. The dendrites of the sensory neurons of the thick‐walled pegs are exposed to the air in an opening at its distal end and those of the thin‐walled pegs terminate at… CONTINUE READING
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