Notes on the retractabilty of gill tufts in Pseudolestes mirabilis (Zygoptera: Pseudolestidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 17, Issue 2-3, Pages 123-126, 2014
Published: 3 July 2014 (Received: 7 March 2014, Accepted: 25 April 2014)
A detailed observation of living larva of Pseudolestes mirabilis was conducted, with a focus on the gill tufts, which were confirmed to be retractable. Photographs of the larva in life and video records are provided to demonstrate this finding.
Keywords: Odonata, Zygoptera, Pseudolestidae, Pseudolestes mirabilis, larva, gill tufts, retractable
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