Cornea of ommatidia in Lepidoptera (Insecta) ? a scanning electron microscope study
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The external surface of facets of representatives of 19 families of Lepidoptera is discussed and illustrated. Two types of structures are recognized, this with nipples predominate. The other structures (pleats) developed probably in the course of a reduction. The ultrastructure of surface in the form of granulation is described.
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Janusz Wojtusiak, Zoological Museum, Jagiellonian University, R. Ingardena 6, 30-060 Krakow, Poland