2014 Volume 1 Issue 4

Scanning electron microscopic (SEM) studies on egg architecture of Armigeres (Armigeres) Subalbatus (Coquillett)


Jagbir Singh Kirti, Jasneet Kaur, Shipali .
Abstract

The egg surface structures of Armigeres (Armigeres) subalbatus (Coquillett) have been studied and illustrated with the aid of Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). Many new taxonomic features have come to light, which have been discussed in detail.

Keywords: Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), egg, micropyle, micropylar disc, Armigeres subalbatus.


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