Although the general structure of the German cockroach oothecae has been described previously, there is little information on its microanatomy. Using light and electron microscopy, we have constructed a three dimensional microanatomical model of the oothecal chorion. Possible physiological functions of the structural features are proposed.
Species 1: Blattaria Blattellidae Blattella germanica (German cockroach)
Keywords: oothecae, chorion
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