Sternal pore plates ( glandular areas ) of male Thripidae ( Thysanoptera )

Abstract

Variation is illustrated in the specialized areas known as pore plates (glandular areas or areae porosae) that occur on the sternites of males of many Thysanoptera species, and the occurrence of these structures in genera of Thripidae is tabulated. Pore plates are present in more than 60% of genera in this family, and known to be absent in about 20%; males… (More)

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@inproceedings{Thysanoptera2009SternalPP, title={Sternal pore plates ( glandular areas ) of male Thripidae ( Thysanoptera )}, author={Thripidae Thysanoptera and Laurence A. Mound}, year={2009} }