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Figure 5

From: Brain architecture of the largest living land arthropod, the Giant Robber Crab Birgus latro (Crustacea, Anomura, Coenobitidae): evidence for a prominent central olfactory pathway?

Figure 5

3rd part of a dorsal to ventral series of vibratome sections (100 μm) triple labeled for the nuclear counter marker (NUC; blue), synapsin immunoreactivity (SYN; red) and allatostatin-like immunoreactivity (AST; green) (A and C) and series of silver impregnated microtome sections (10 μm) of an equivalent horizon (B and D). A to D: Photomontages of 2 × 2 pictures per slice. Corresponding pictures of equivalent horizons are shown in A and B and further ventrally C and D. Roman numerals I/II, IV and V identify unstructured neuropils; numbers 5, 6, 10 and 9/11 identify cell clusters. Other abbreviations: Arrowhead, single ASTir neuron; AcN, accessory neuropil; HN, hemiellipsoid neuropil; LAN, lateral antenna I neuropil; mPC, medial protocerebrum; DO, deutocerebral organ; ON, olfactory neuropil (olfactory lobe); TM, terminal medulla. Scale bar = 500 μm.

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