Gastrulation in Papilio polytes L.


GASTRTULATION has often been observed and described in the Lepidoptera, but it remains a controversial topic. Differences of opinion concern chiefly two points: (a) how does gastrulation take place; and (b) does the process take place in the same way along the whole embryo or differently in different parts of the embryo ?

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VAIDYA, V. Gastrulation in Papilio polytes L.. Nature 216, 936–937 (1967).

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