Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Vitelline Membrane

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3988

A membrane surrounding the egg, which in turn is surrounded and protected by the chorion.

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