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Spinning Apparatus of the Caterpillar of Leucinodes orbonalis

Naturevolume 204pages904905 (1964) | Download Citation

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THE spinning apparatus which has so far been investigated in Noctuidae, Saturnidae and Sphingidae becomes more specialized in the case of Leucinodes orbonalis (Pyralidae) with respect to its musculature and the structure of the silk press.

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  1. Department of Zoology, Patna University, Patna, 5, India

    • R. C. SINHA

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