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From: Tools of the trade: MicroCT reveals native structure and functional morphology of organs that drive caterpillar–ant interactions

Figure 3

Nectar glands of the A. lilacinus caterpillar. (a) External morphology; (bg) depth-wise projections showing internal organization of muscles (SpMu sphincter muscle, AcLoMu accessory longitudinal muscles, DoLoMu dorsal longitudinal muscle) and gut in relation to the nectar glands (marked with yellow dashed lines) and their temporary reservoir or gland cavity (Gca); (h) original grayscale slice delineating nectar glands; (i) a diagram of the nectar gland in relation to gut and sphincter muscle. Blue arrow points to the external opening of the gland.

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