The compound eye of Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Chilopoda: Notostigmophora): an ultrastructural reinvestigation that adds support to the Mandibulata concept

@article{Mller2003TheCE,
  title={The compound eye of Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Chilopoda: Notostigmophora): an ultrastructural reinvestigation that adds support to the Mandibulata concept},
  author={Carsten H G M{\"u}ller and J{\"o}rg Rosenberg and Stefan Richter and Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow},
  journal={Zoomorphology},
  year={2003},
  volume={122},
  pages={191-209}
}
The lateral compound eye of Scutigera coleoptrata was examined by electron microscopy. [] Key Method Each ommatidium consists of a dioptric apparatus, formed by a cornea and a multipartite eucone crystalline cone, a bilayered retinula and a surrounding sheath of primary pigment and interommatidial pigment cells. With reference to the median eye region, each cone is made up of eight cone segments belonging to four cone cells. The nuclei of the cone cells are located proximally outside the cone near the…

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