Young, B.L., & Yao, H.R. 1987 Studies on ultrastructure and function of epidermal glands on female Matsucoccus matsumurae (Kuwana) (Coccoidea: Margarodidae).. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 'Filippo Silvestri'. Portici 43(1986): 79-82, suppl.


  • anatomy
  • wax glands
  • wax secretion
  • Notes: Three types of epidermal glands found in this sp.; two are wax glands (bilocular tubular duct & multiocular disc pore) and one secretes no wax (dorsal cicatrical); details of composition.