International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

E- ISSN: 2349-4182
P- ISSN: 2349-5979

Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2015)

Ultrastructural studies on cibarium of two species of genus mansonia (culicidae: diptera) to explore new & additional taxonomic attributes

Author(s): Jagbir Singh Kirti, Simarjit Kaur, Navneet Kaur
Abstract: Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) studies have been conducted on cibarium of two species of genus Mansonia i.e. Mansonia (Mansonioides) uniformis (Theobald) and Mansonia (Mansonioides) indiana Edwards. New and additional taxonomic attributes like lateral flanges, cibarial bar, cibarial teeth; the number, distribution and type of the sense organs have been studied and illustrated. These new and additional characters will be incorporated in the revised diagnosis of both the species
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