THE STYLETS OF THE SIX-SPOTTED LEAFHOPPER, MACROSTELES FASCIFRONS (HOMOPTERA: CICADELLIDAE)

@article{Forbes1973THESO,
  title={THE STYLETS OF THE SIX-SPOTTED LEAFHOPPER, MACROSTELES FASCIFRONS (HOMOPTERA: CICADELLIDAE)},
  author={A. R. Forbes and J. Raine},
  journal={Canadian Entomologist},
  year={1973},
  volume={105},
  pages={559-567}
}
  • A. R. Forbes, J. Raine
  • Published 1973
  • Biology
  • Canadian Entomologist
  • The morphology of the stylets of the six-spotted leafhopper, Macrosteles fascifrons (Stal), is described from light and transmission electron microscopy. The maxillary stylets are about 1/5 longer than the mandibular stylets. Both pairs of stylets contain central ducts running from their bases to their tips. The duct in the mandibular stylet is unbranched but that in the maxillary stylet bifurcates midway toward the tip. The mandibular duct contains 3 dendrites; the maxillary duct contains 5… CONTINUE READING
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