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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 91, No. 5, 1996, pp. 571-578
Bioline Code: oc96105
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 91, No. 5, 1996, pp. 571-578

 en Description of the Fourth Instar Larva of Lutzomyia longipalpis, under Scanning Electron Microscopy
Antonio Cesar Rios & Leite Paul Williams


The fourth instar larva of Lutzomyia (Lutzomyia)
longipalpis (Phlebotomidae: Phlebotominae) was studied by
scanning electron microscope. Based on three-dimensional   
observations, the fine structure and setal position (using of
setal numeration) of the larva are presented.

Lutzomyia longipalpis - fourth instar - larva - morphology - chaetotaxy - scanning electron, microscopy

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