Ultrastructure of the digestive tract in Acarus siro (Acari: Acaridida).

@article{obotnk2008UltrastructureOT,
  title={Ultrastructure of the digestive tract in Acarus siro (Acari: Acaridida).},
  author={Jan {\vS}obotn{\'i}k and Gerd Alberti and Franti{\vs}ek Weyda and Jan Hubert},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  year={2008},
  volume={269 1},
  pages={
          54-71
        }
}
The gut of the mite Acarus siro is characterized on the ultrastructural level. It consists of the foregut (pharynx, esophagus), midgut (ventriculus, caeca, colon, intercolon, postcolonic diverticula, postcolon), and hindgut (anal atrium). The gut wall is formed by a single-layered epithelium; only regenerative cells are located basally and these have no contact with the lumen. Eight cell types form the whole gut: (i) simple epithelial cells forming fore- and hindgut; (ii) cells that probably… CONTINUE READING
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