exuviae


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exuviae

(ĭg-zo͞o′vē-ē′)
pl.n.
The cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms, such as the shells of crabs or the external coverings of the larvae and nymphs of insects.

ex·u′vi·al (-vē-əl) adj.

exuviae

the shed skin, e.g. of a snake or other reptile.
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In experiments carried out in greenhouse, no significant difference in the number of mites and exuviae in all evaluations was observed.
A: Protoneura capillaris, B: Neoneura maria, C: Macrothemis celeno, D: Enallagma coecum, E: Progomphus integer, F: Scapanea frontalis, G: Dythemis rufinervis, H: Orthemis ferruginea, I: Pantala flavescens, J: Perithemis domitia, K: Rhionaeschna psilus, L: Lestes tenuatus, M: Erythrodiplax umbrata, N: Crocothemis servilia, O: Gynacantha nervosa e Ischnura hastate (Species with only one exuviae were omitted).
Present on that occasion as a visiting naturalist was one of the authors, DGC, who during his visit collected exuviae from WWNP.
Some exuviae that were an inaccessible distance into the river were photographed through a spotting telescope.
cols, 1 male and female adults associated with their respective pupal exuviae, 1 male pupal exuviae.
The exuviae of only two species have been described (Villet 1989), partly because of the difficulty in identifying them.
High temperatures increase insect stage development and will reduce the time between molts, which can decrease the infection rate due to loss of inoculum on exuviae and before penetration since, conidia are separated from exuviae.
For egg sac 2, the first molt occurred on hatching, since on the morning of hatching; the open egg sac had a heap of exuviae at the entrance.
In addition, Andersen (1989: 206) mentions the presence of Hermatobates immatures and exuviae at Phuket Island, Thailand, and we consider it likely that this record may represent H.
Cuticular hydrocarbon composition in pupal exuviae for taxonomic differentiation of six necrophagous flies.
Today, of course, most of the exuviae of the former British Empire are independent countries, if not altogether free.