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Fig. 9 | Frontiers in Zoology

Fig. 9

From: Neurons of self-defence: neuronal innervation of the exocrine defence glands in stick insects

Fig. 9

a Lateral view on the suboesophageal ganglion of P. schultei showing the ILN and VMNs. Dotted circle outlines the dorsal area of neurites. b i-iii The number of VMNs is variable, as shown with 2 (b i ), 3 (b ii ) or 4 (b iii ) neurons. Preparations of E. tiaratum from females. The nerves in all original ganglia preparations were traced using neurobiotin solution as tracer. Abbreviations: ILN, ipsilateral neuron; VMN, ventral median neurons. Scale bars: (a), 100 μm; (b iiii ), 50 μm

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