Morphology and surface structure of eggs and first instar larvae of Dielocroce baudii (Neuroptera : Nemopteridae) from Turkey

Suludere Z., Satar A., Candan S. , Canbulat S.

ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS, cilt.117, sa.5, ss.521-530, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 117 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.521-530


The morphology of eggs and first instar larvae of Dielocroce baudii (Griffini 1895) are described and illustrated for the first time using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and optical microscopy. The eggs are elongate and cylindrical with rounded ends and bear a small terminal micropylar knob. The chorion has two types of small protrusions. Newly emerged larva of D. baudit are characterized by an elongated tapering head, long pale prothorax, and prominent pale dark orange marks oil the metatergites. The body is covered with short setae and dolichasters.