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Skeletal musculature in larval phases of the beetle Epicauta segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae)

Angel BerriМЃos-Ortiz

Skeletal musculature in larval phases of the beetle Epicauta segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae)

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Published by W. Junk in Hague, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epicauta segmenta -- Anatomy.,
  • Insects -- Larvae.,
  • Muscles.,
  • Insects -- Anatomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Angel Berríos-Ortiz and Richard B. Selander.
    SeriesSeries entomologica ; v. 16
    ContributionsSelander, Richard Brent, 1927- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL596.M38 B47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 35 p., [38] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4408809M
    ISBN 109061931266
    LC Control Number79012114

    The blister beetle Epicauta vittata (Meloidae), for example, has three distinct larval stages. Its first stage, the triungulin, has longer legs to go in search of the eggs of grasshoppers. After feeding for a week it moults to the second stage, called the caraboid stage, which resembles the larva of a carabid beetle. thus, the larvae in a batch released at the same time are similar in age. (2) The larval swimming phase is short— ranging from minutes to tens of hours—and the length of the swimming phase can be readily prolonged using bright illumination and curtailed using elevated concentrations of exogenous KCl. (3) The size range of larvae among species. The larval stage length varies for different species but can last as long as several years. Beetle larvae pupate for a some time, and from the pupa emerges a fully formed, adult beetle, or the imago. Adult beetles have a very variable lifespan, ranging from weeks to years, which depends on the species of beetle. Ecology. A beetle will eat. Adonis is used in heat-clearing and damp are diterpenes that bind to sodium channels in excitable cell membranes (skeletal and myocardial muscle, nerves, and central nervous system). (Adonis aestivalis) ,,, or from eating feed contaminated by Epicauta species (blister beetles), which contain the toxic element cantharidin.


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Skeletal musculature in larval phases of the beetle Epicauta segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae) by Angel BerriМЃos-Ortiz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The egg develops into an active, well sclerotized larva that searches for grasshopper eggs, which, as in the case of all species of Epicauta, serve as the sole larval food.

This triungulin phase of the larval stage, as it is called, is followed by the first grub phase (Fig. 1), during which the larva continues to feed and undergoes several molts.

Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae) Authors: Berrios-Ortiz, A., Selander, R.B. Free Preview. Buy this book eB49 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN This triungulin phase of the larval stage, as it is called, is followed by the first grub phase (Fig.

After feeding is completed the larva commonly enters a sessile, diapausing coarctate phase in which the integument is heavily sclerotized and the appendages, including the legs, are vestigial (Fig. Read more. Get this from a library. Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae).

[Angel Berríos-Ortiz; Richard B Selander] -- This study, the first in an intended series of anatomical investigations of the blister beetles, was undertaken primarily for the purpose of determining the changes that occur in the skeletal.

The musculature of the head is composed of muscles associated with the antennae, pharynx, cibarium, and mouthparts. The total number of muscles in each side of the head is 21 in the FG and SG phases and 20 in the C phase. An inventory of the muscualture is given in table by: 3.

Berríos-Ortiz A., Selander R.B. () Muscles of the Abdomen. In: Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae). Series Entomologica, vol Cited by: 5. Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta Coleoptera, Meloidae By author A.

Berrios-Ortiz published on October, : A. Berrios-Ortiz: LibrosFormat: Tapa blanda. Book. Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae) The larvae of water mites of the genus Hydrachna parasitise water bugs and water beetles.

At the end of the meal only the millipede’s skeletal armor and glandular sacs remain uneaten. Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae. Ham- ilton () studied the skeleton and musculature of the thorax of Nepa rather superficially.

A much more extensive description of the skeleton and musculature was given by Malouf () in his well illustrated paper on the thorax of Nezara. Pawat () also briefly described both the muscles and the sclerites of this region in Naucoris.

At time of hatch (– h at 25 ± °C), each antenna in Lytta viridana has three flagellomeres, three extrinsic muscles, and 25 sensilla of five different types, including a large Author: Bruce Heming. Abstract. Detailed anatomical comparison of the first grub, coarctate, and second grub phases of the blister beetle Epicauta segmenta has revealed remarkable continuity in the pattern of musculature during the larval stage of development.

Thus, with exception of the apparent absence of a single small muscle (St-plp) in the head of the coarctate larva, each of the skeletal muscles present in. Carabid Beetles Ecology and Evolution. Proceedings. Series: Series The contributions included in this book cover a broad spectrum of research into this beetle family, with an emphasis on various aspects of ecology and evolution.

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The New World genera of Meloidae (Coleoptera): A key and synopsis. Skeletal Musculature in Larval Phases of the Beetle Epicauta Segmenta (Coleoptera, Meloidae) Muscles of the Head.

Synthesis of mitochondrial protein in the flight muscles of the Colorado beetle. 65 p., several figs, paperbound. Thesis; EC € 12 Skeletal musculature in larval phases of the beetle Epicauta segmenta (Meloidea).

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The second period of quiescence ended with the larva extending out of its tube. At this stage, the infundibulum could be seen just below the larval corona (Figs. 1 F,E and 2 D).

The setae and the very tips of the infundibular tentacles were observed to emerge from what appeared to be the larval mouth (compare Fig. 1C, E, and F). The larval mouth appeared to shift and/or expand dorsally to Cited by: 3.

The biology of Blister Beetles of the Vittata group of the genus Epicauta (Coleoptera, Meloidae). p., 63 figs, 63 tables, paperbound (Bull. AMNH art. 4); EC € 16 Agaev, B., Books on Coleoptera – (A-K) (Cat 94) (updated 6 May ) Abeille de Perrin, E., Malachiidae. Malachides d’Europe et pays voisins.

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p., figs, cloth (d. P. lamarckii exhibits no circular muscle in the body wall (except for the prototroch and metatroch muscle bands) in larvae or juveniles.

Muscles repeated in the segments of later stages are components of the chaetal musculature (see Fig. 3F), and should not be confused with circular by: Introduction. Coloration can be an informative feature for insect taxonomy (van EmdenLuff ).While the larvae of some ground beetles (Carabidae) have been well studied (reviewed in Lawrence ) for other beetles the larval stage is still larvae that have been studied were described according to morphology and structure, with less attention paid to color (e.g.

van Cited by: 1. Results. lamarckii develops locomotory and feeding structures that enable it to become a swimming, planktotrophic larva within 24 ion of the trochophore includes development of a prototroch, metatroch and neurotroch, development of apical and posterior nervous elements at similar times, and development of musculature around the ciliary bands and digestive tract prior to Cited by: Start studying Ento Final Exam 3.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The tension developed by the passive resistance of the muscle increases as the muscle is elongated beyond its body length (Fig.

5, curve 2). The summation of the two gives the tension for typical vertebrate skeletal muscle (Fig. 5, curve 3). TINDALL Figs. 3 and 4 show length/tension curves derived from experiments with the larval by: 1. The blister beetle Epicauta vittata (Meloidae), for example, has three distinct larval stages.

Its first stage, the triungulin, has longer legs to go in search of the eggs of grasshoppers. After feeding for a week it moults to the second stage, called the caraboid stage, which resembles the larva of a carabid : Insecta.

Chapter 2 comp. Check Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Start studying marine biology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Annelids move by a hydrostatic skeleton in which the muscles work against: a fluid-filled body cavity.

Similar larval stages. Sea cucumbers (holothuroidea Echinodermata) can use a tactic called _____ as an escape. The larval musculature is composed of a large number (23) of muscle bundles, which are thinner and involve fewer muscle fibers than the adult.

Their length, direction, and attachment positions are more diverse. Accordingly, the branching pattern of the peripheral nerve is very complicated.

The adult musculature, on the other hand, is composed Cited by: Start studying Animal Biology - MO1 BB Quiz study questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. edited by morris rockstein skeletal musculature in larval phases of the beetle epicauta segmenta (coleoptera, meloidae).

By Angel Berrios‐Ortiz and Richard B. Selander Open Advanced Search. Start studying Chapter 2-Observing Invertebrates, Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Epicauta hirticornis (Coleoptera: Meloidae) are slender black beetles, about four times as long as wide, and are soft, with the head distinctly separated from the prothorax and the tip of the abdomen exposed beyond the tip of the elytra.

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Dung beetles are known for their habit of laying eggs on and feeding on manure. Most dung beetles roll manure into a ball and transport it to a desire location. To do this they make use of their numerous muscles in.

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