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Morphology and Histology of Salivary and Pleural Glands of Anastrepha from Brazil

  • M. D. Barros
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The morphology and histology of the salivary and pleural glands were established for the following species of Anastrepha: fraterculus, obliqua, sororcula, striata, bisttigata, grandis and serpentina.


Salivary Gland Mating Behavior Lateral Branch Wing Vibration Abdominal Portion 


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