Ultrastructure des organes retrocerebraux de Lasius niger l. (Hymenoptera : Formicidae)

@article{LafonCazal1980UltrastructureDO,
  title={Ultrastructure des organes retrocerebraux de Lasius niger l. (Hymenoptera : Formicidae)},
  author={M. Lafon-Cazal and H. Verron},
  journal={International Journal of Insect Morphology \& Embryology},
  year={1980},
  volume={9},
  pages={269-280}
}
Abstract The ultrastructure of the retrocerebral system has been studied in hyperactive workers of the ant, Lasius niger. The paired elongated corpora cardiaca consist of 2 parts: the glandular part that lies in a dorsolateral position, and the more developed nervous part. In the neural area, 4 types of neurosecretory axons can be distinguished according to the size and density of their granules. The glandular cells contain numerous dense granules and large dense bodies whose nature is… Expand
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