Embryonic development of a collembolan, Tomocerus cuspidatus Börner, 1909: With special reference to the development and developmental potential of serosa (Hexapoda: Collembola, Tomoceridae)
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2015/03/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.asd.2014.12.004
Journal: Arthropod Structure & Development
Highlights•Embryogenesis of a springtail sp. was examined, focusing on development of serosa.•Collembolan serosa was revealed to retain ability to differentiate into body element.•In light of comparative embryology the basal splitting of Hexapoda was reconstructed.•Ellipura and Cercophora are strongly supported, while Entognatha is dismissed.
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