Structural study of the salivary glands of Anocentor nitens (Acari: Ixodidae) during the feeding cycle.


The salivary glands of Anocentor nitens (Neumann,1897) occur in pairs and are located in the anterolateral region of the general cavity, with milky white color and approximately equal sizes. They consist of a secretory portion and an excretion duct. In some glandular acini, all the cells had a basophilic appearance they were stained by hematoxylin, whereas… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jemt.20751


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