THE EGG OF THE STICK-INSECT BACILLUS ATTICUS CAPRAI NASCETTI & BULLINI: A SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE STUDY (CHELEUTOPTERA BACILLIDAE)

@article{Mazzini2013THEEO,
  title={THE EGG OF THE STICK-INSECT BACILLUS ATTICUS CAPRAI NASCETTI & BULLINI: A SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE STUDY (CHELEUTOPTERA BACILLIDAE)},
  author={M. Mazzini and G. Nascetti and L. Bullini},
  journal={Monitore Zoologico Italiano-Italian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={93-103}
}
  • M. Mazzini, G. Nascetti, L. Bullini
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Monitore Zoologico Italiano-Italian Journal of Zoology
  • SUMMARY The morphology of the egg of the stick-insect Bacillus atticus caprai Nascetti & Bullini (Insecta Cheleutoptera Bacillidae), the Italian member of the parthenogenetic B. atticus complex, was observed with the scanning electron microscope (SEM). A structural organization common to all the Cheleutoptera so far investigated at the SEM level is described. Peculiar and diagnostic characters, concerning mainly the sculpturing of the capsule and the morphology of the operculum, were found… CONTINUE READING
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