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Fig. 2

From: Morphology of powerful suction organs from blepharicerid larvae living in raging torrents

Fig. 2

Suction attachment organ from Liponeura cordata; 3D reconstruction from micro-CT data. a External morphology of the organ (arrows point to the cuticular fold). b Sagittal plane showing three muscle groups inserting into the suction organ (green: piston muscles, magenta: cuff muscles, blue: cuticular fold muscles). c Sagittal plane highlighting the suction disc (SD), V-notch (VN), piston cone (PC), and the cuff (C). Major muscle groups are also visible (for labels refer to b). A: anterior, P: posterior, V: ventral, D: dorsal. Scale bars 100 μm

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