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Zoomorphology

, Volume 105, Issue 1, pp 34–38 | Cite as

Subsurface sense receptors in the larva of Austramphilina elongata Johnston, 1931 (Amphilinidea)

  • K. Rohde
  • P. R. Garlick
Article

Summary

The ultrastructure of tegumental and subtegumental receptors in the larva of Austramphilina elongata is described. The receptors are terminal swellings of dendrites and contain numerous small vesicles and neurofilaments which are predominantly peripheral. Tegumental receptors, together with a sheath consisting of basal lamina and tegument, project into the epidermis, and cross-striated rootlets were sometimes found in them. Subtegumental receptors lie below the tegument and ciliary rootlets were never observed in them. Anterior dendrites contain single centrioles and clusters of centrioles. The possible function of receptors and centrioles is discussed.

Keywords

Developmental Biology Basal Lamina Small Vesicle Sense Receptor Ciliary Rootlet 
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Abbreviations in figures

bl

basal lamina

c

centriole

d

dendrite

ep

epidermis

m

microvillus

nt

neurotubules

r

rootlet of cilium

re

receptor

st

subtegumental receptor

t

tegument

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Rohde
    • 1
  • P. R. Garlick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Zoology and Electron Microscope UnitUniversity of New EnglandArmidaleAustralia

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