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Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates, Volume 11: Insecta

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Series: Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates Volume: 11

Edited By: Frederick W Harrison and Michael Locke

1296 pages, 3 volume set, illus, figs, tabs, SEMs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #13088 | ISBN: 0471159557
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Volumes 11A, 11B and 11C of this prestigious 15 volume reference work provide specific and exhaustive coverage of the insecta, examining the basic physiology of such functions as sensation and motor control, respiration, digestion and reproduction.


Part A. SPECIALIZATIONS OF INSECT CELLS.; Basal Laminae (J. Ryerse).; Connective Tissue (J. Francois).; Cell Associations (C. Noirot & C. Noirot--Timothee).; Reticular Systems and Intercellular Lymph Spaces (M. Locke).; THE SURFACE INTEGUMENT AND EPIDERMAL DERIVATIVES.; Epidermis (M. Locke).; The Cuticle as an Exoskeleton (J. Vincent).; The Significance of Insect Cuticle (C. Neville).; Insect Epidermal Gland Cells: Ultrastructure and Morphogenesis (A. Quennedey).; Lenticles (M. Locke).; Silk Glands (H. Akai).; CUTICLE SPECIALIZATIONS.; Hairs, Bristles, and Scales (H. Ghiradella).; Setae and Microtrichia: Structures for Fine--Particle Feeding in Aquatic Larvae (C. Palmer).; Tracheae and Tracheoles (P. Mill).; Gills (P. Mill).; The Anatomy of Light Production: The Fine Structure of the Firefly Lantern (H. Ghiradella).; Part B. SENSE ORGANS.; The Structure of Integumental Mechanoreceptors (T. Keil).; Bimodal Thermo-- and Hygrosensitive Sensilla (R. Steinbrecht).; Compound Eyes (S. Caveney).; NERVOUS SYSTEMS.; Insect Neuroglia (J. Edwards & L. Tolbert).; Neurosecretion (H. Schooneveld).; The Insect Neuron: Types, Morphologies, Fine Structure, and Relationship to the Architectonics of the Insect Nervous System (N. Strausfeld & I. Meinertzhagen).; Networks of Neurosecretory (Neurohemal) Endings (P. Braunig).; MOVEMENT.; Muscle Structure (G. Beinbrech).; Muscle Insertions (J. Lai--Fook & C. Beaton).; INTERNAL METABOLISM.; The Open Hemolymph System of Holometabola and Its Relation to the Tracheal Space (L. Wasserthal).; Accessory Pulsatile Organs (G. Pass).; The Fat Body (M. Locke).; Pericardial Cells or Athrocytes (M. Locke & V. Russell).; THE GUT AND ASSOCIATED ORGANS.; The Foregut (M. Lehane).; The Midgut (M. Lehane).; The Peritrophic Membrane (K. Binnington, et al.).; Hindgut with Rectum (J. Nobel--Nesbitt).; Malpighian Tubules (T. Bradley).; Labial Kidney (J. Francois).; Part C. MALE REPRODUCTION.; Spermatozoa (B. Baccetti).; FEMALE REPRODUCTION.; The Ovariole: Structure, Type, and Phylogeny (J. Buning).; Vitellogenesis (A. Raikhel & E. Snigirevskaya).; Developmental Biology of Insect Ovaries: Germ Cells and Nurse Cell--Oocyte Polarity (E. Huebner & W. Diehl--Jones).; Structure of the Egg (L. Margaritis & M. Mazzini).; ENDOCRINE GLANDS.; The Corpora Allata (P. Cassier).; Comparative Structural Aspects of Development in Neuroendocrine Systems (A. Dorn).; Prothoracic Glands of Lepidoptera (H. Akai).; INSECTS FOR EXPERIMENTS.; Tissues and Cells in Culture (D. Lynn, et al.).; Viruses in Insect Cells (I. De Buron & N. Beckage).; Gap Junctions (J. Ryerse).; Golgi Complexes and GC Beads (M. Locke).; Portasomes (T. Bradley).; Glossary.; Indexes.

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