Formation and Structure

  • Werner Peters
Part of the Zoophysiology book series (ZOOPHYSIOLOGY, volume 30)


In most embryology papers nothing is said about the beginning of secretion of peritrophic membranes. Aubertot (1934) found these membranes already in immobile embryos in the brood pouch of water fleas, Daphnia pulex.


Blood Meal Formation Zone Midgut Epithelium Peritrophic Membrane Midgut Gland 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Peters
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  1. 1.Institut für ZoologieUniversität DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

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