Sensilla on the Wings of Eurydema dominulus (Scopoli)


  • Joycy M. Kharthangmaw Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793022, Meghalaya
  • Sudipta Choudhury Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793022, Meghalaya
  • Khirod Sankar Das Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793022, Meghalaya
  • K. Chanreila L. Nonglait Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793022, Meghalaya
  • Cynthia B. Marwein Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793022, Meghalaya



Eurydema dominulus, adult, Hemiptera, forewing, hindwing, dorsal, ventral, SEM, sensilla, morphology, measurements, distribution


Eurydema dominulus (Scopoli), a phytophagous insect and a pest of many plants. The external morphology of the sensilla on the wings were observed using scanning electron microscope. Based on their morphological structure, different five types of sensilla were distinguished: sensilla trichoidea, sensilla chaetica, sensilla basiconica, sensilla campaniformia and sensilla ampullacea. These sensilla can be related to have mechanosensory, chemosensory and proprioceptive functions. The possible roles of these sensilla are also discussed.


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Kharthangmaw, J. M., Choudhury, S., Sankar Das, K., Chanreila L. Nonglait, K., & Marwein, C. B. (2022). Sensilla on the Wings of <i>Eurydema dominulus</i> (Scopoli). Indian Journal of Entomology, 85(1), 134–138.



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