Thysanoptera

R. G. Beutel & S. N. Gorb, 2001, Ultrastructure of attachment specializations of hexapods (Arthropoda): evolutionary patterns inferred from a revised ordinal phylogeny, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research 39, pp. 177-207 : 180

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1439-0469.2001.00155.x

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6279473

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scientific name

Thysanoptera
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19 Thysanoptera

The presence of an eversible, balloon­shaped pretarsal adhesive structure at the distal end of a one­ or twosegmented tarsus is unique to thysanopterans (‘Blasenfusse’) ( Fig. 3e View Fig. 3 ). Homology of this structure with the arolium is likely as demonstrated by Heming (1970, 1972, 1973).