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cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis

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Descriptions have been published for the nymphs or exuviae of Palaearctic (Kudrya-sheva 1979; Boulard & Mondon 1995), Oriental (Boulard 2007) and Neotropical (Maccagnan & Martinelli 2011) species.
In the Indian Ocean, we have seen no collections of Hermatobates from the Bay of Bengal or the Gulf of Thailand, although the genus clearly occurs in the latter area based on records of immatures and exuviae at Phuket Island (Andersen, 1989).
Although complete stemmata were expected based on previous descriptions (3), (4), there were no indications of corneal lenses on exuviae of second instars in this cohort.
It ranges entirely in limestone strata, which are full of marine exuviae, and occasionally exhibit an intermixture of chert.
On death or maturity, the spider and alcohol were added into the same vial as the exuviae and data.
Mather aligns himself with those scientists who believe that fossils are the shed or sloughed off natural animal coverings, exuviae.
In addition, records are based on adults, without exuviae or nymph collections to truly determine residency.
Two exuviae, 12 egg sacs and a dead spiderling were also sent to the University of East Anglia for analysis.
Just as the exuviae of cicadas acquire their milky translucence and poignant fragility only in being evacuated of anything living, so the misty, haunting glamour of the churches of France might be invisible but for the desolation in their pews.
The apostrophe to the lover's keepsakes is a direct quote from Book 4 of the Aeneid: "'Dulces exuviae, dum fata deusque sinebat'" (4.
Equally, however, human exuviae may be used in sorcery to attack the pers on from which they come (Nihill 2001b).
4) as in other studies (Weiss, 1970; Carter and Steele, 1982b; Elner and Campbell, 1987), and an unknown proportion of those remains may have been exuviae.
Steffan (1982; 1985), however, found evidence of ancient infestation, single larval exuviae of the dermestids Dermestes frischii Kug.
After hatching, each naiad was placed in a separate petri dish, where the exuviae were collected after each molt.
First and second instar exuviae remained attached to the funnel after each molt.