Ultrastructure and morphology of the compound eyes of the predatory bug Montandoniola moraguesi (Insecta: Hemiptera: Anthocoridae).

@article{Guo2021UltrastructureAM,
  title={Ultrastructure and morphology of the compound eyes of the predatory bug Montandoniola moraguesi (Insecta: Hemiptera: Anthocoridae).},
  author={Fuzhen Guo and Shuoying Ning and Jinsong Feng and Bin Liu and Xiaohua He},
  journal={Arthropod structure \& development},
  year={2021},
  volume={61},
  pages={
          101030
        }
}
The morphology and ultrastructure of the compound eye of the predatory bug, Montandoniola moraguesi (Puton, 1986) was investigated using scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Its compound eyes, which contain ∼195 ommatidia per eye, have the following characteristics: each ommatidium possesses a laminated corneal lens measuring ∼9 μm in diameter and ∼7 μm in thickness, a tetrapartite eucone crystalline cone, which is approximately 5.5 μm long, like a dumbbell with the distal end larger… 

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