Ventral view of the head of an adult Lethocerus sp., a giant water bug. . Influence of prey size on choice by the water bug, Diplonychus indicus Venk. and Rao. Lethocerus indicus. What can a Thai water bug teach us about our muscles, especially the heart? A lot, says Florida State University Professor. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Lethocerus indicus. Add a brief summary to this page.

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Lethocerus indicus isolated on white background. The existence of m-chromosome The presence of an m-chromosome pair was claimed to be a characteristic of the family Belostomatidae Ueshima Evolutionary cytogenetics in Heteroptera.

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The results revealed that the chromosome complement of L. Male leg color Odonata. The chromosome complement of L. Already have an account?

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The meiotic karyotype was comprised of 13 lethoferus The front legs are adapted for grasping prey; the hind pair is flat and oarlikeā€”adapted for swimming. At diplotene, a neo-XY chromosome was clearly distinguished from all autosomal bivalents and showed obviously DAPI-bright bodies at both chromosome ends. Lethocerus uhleri Montandon Figure 6. Bill Length Birds cm. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.


Head slightly longer than frontal lobe of pronotum; tylus less convex, not prominent; claval commissure distinctly shorter than scutellum; form narrow, less tapering behind middle of hemelytra. The testicular cells of L. Cambridge University Press; However, it is unknown whether the m-chromosome existed in the L. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Colorful animal lethocerus indicus.

For example, basic mode of nutrient uptake autotrophy, heterotrophy, coprophagy, saprophagyposition in food network top predator, primary producer, consumerdiet categorization detritovore, omnivore, carnivore, herbivore.

The nucleolar mass still presented at the middle of elongated spermatids Figure 5j. Lethocerus indicus and Green Papaya Salad, long-beans, roasted peanuts, tomatoes, lemon, carrot and lettuce in white plate. Giant water bugany wide and flat-bodied aquatic insect of the family Belostomatidae order Heteroptera.

This family, although containing only about species, includes the largest bugs in the order: Big arrows indicate sex chromosomes, small arrows point to nucleoli and arrowheads indicate m-chromosomes. In some cells, two round nucleoli were observed. The presence of an m-chromosome pair was claimed to be a characteristic of the family Belostomatidae Ueshima However, the chromosomal behavior during spermatogenesis of the Lethocerus species has not been described, except the chromosome formula, because the cytogenetics of most species were studied during andand the original papers are difficult to access Papeschi and Bidau ; Papeschi and Bressa Thank You for Your Contribution!

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Social interactions involving the costs and benefits of parental care characteristics of Heteroptera In heteropteran. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Uniformly reddish brown in colour. There was a problem with your ldthocerus.

It is likely that the bigger one may have been the neo-X and the smaller the neo-Y. These m-chromosomes were not considered to be true m-chromsomes.

High quality figures are available online. Behavior of ring bivalents in holokinetic systems: Top predator in fishless ponds, secondary consumer in ponds with fish, feeds on vertebrates larger than its own size. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

The result was totally different from the previous reports of heteropteran insects. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

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Arrows indicate sex chromosomes. Sign In We’re Sorry! Female thorax color Odonata. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

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Belostomatidaea native species of Southeast Asia, is one of the largest insects belonging to suborder Heteroptera.