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TRACHEAL ULTRASTRUCTURE OF PROTURA (INSECTA, APTERYGOTA)

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The tracheal systems of Sinentomon and Eosentomon (Apterygota : Protura) were examined in thin sections and compared with the tracheae of collembolan, Allacma. The tracheal system of Protura consists of spiracles and tracheae. The spiracle is a simple, concave cuticular cavity known as an atrium. A globular chamber is present between the atrium and trachea. The atrium of Eosentomon is decorated with ridges and has 2 small openings to tracheal recesses beside the central tracheal opening. The ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSECT MORPHOLOGY and EMBRYOLOGY
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
13-23
Publication date:
1993-01-01
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ISSN:
0020-7322
Source identifiers:
112312
Language:
English
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pubs:112312
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uuid:95cdcdbc-fc16-4b01-bda5-ade78b52464b
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pubs:112312
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2012-12-19

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