Journal of Parasitology Research / 2012 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Alimentary Canal of the Adult Blow Fly, Chrysomya megacephala (F.) (Diptera: Calliphoridae)—Part I: Ultrastructure of Salivary Glands

Figure 4

TEM micrographs of the salivary gland in adult male C. megacephala. (a) Salivary gland cell presenting mitochondria (m). Bar = 0.2 μm. (b) Parallel arrays rough endoplasmic reticulum (rer). Bar = 0.1 μm. (c) Gland lumen indicating an electron dense thick cuticle (arrow). Bar = 1 μm. (d) High magnification of a cuticle exhibiting trace of secretory discharge into the lumen (arrows). Bar = 0.1 μm.

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