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Necrophorus vespillo (Silphidae) - Häutung zur Imago


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Title Necrophorus vespillo (Silphidae) - Häutung zur Imago
Alternative Title Necrophorus vespillo (Silphidae) - Imaginal Hatching
Author Niemitz, Carsten
License No Open Access License:
German copyright law applies. This film may be used for your own use but it may not be distributed via the internet or passed on to external parties.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/E-2373
IWF Signature E 2373
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1977
Language Silent film
Producer IWF
Production Year 1975

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, 155 m ; F, 10 1/2 min

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Subject Area Life Sciences
Abstract Totengräberkäfer. Ansammlung der Exuvialflüssigkeit; Abstreifen der Exuvie durch Bewegungen des Käfers; Strecken der Flügel; Ausfärbung und Härtung des zunächst noch farblosen und weichen Chitinskeletts während mehrerer Stunden bzw. Tage.
The film shows the imaginal hatching of the silphid beetle Necrophorus vespillo from its pupa. It can be observed how the exuvial liquid is gathering below the old exo-sceleton. The mechanism of hatching is shown as well as the stretching of the wings, and part of subsequent scelotisation.
Keywords Totengräber
Necrophorus vespillo
Exuvie / Coleoptera
Häutung / Coleoptera
ecdysis / Coleoptera
molting / Coleoptera
exuvia / Coleoptera
Necrophorus vespillo
burying beetle

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