SEM images of the syntergal and synsternal translucent patches and synsternal setiferous patches in male Megaspilus armatus Say, 1836 (Hymenoptera: Megaspilidae) specimens. A Dorsal surface of the metasoma, showing the scutes (identifier PSUC_FEM 68527) B Ventral surface of the metasoma (identifier: PSUC_FEM 50127) C Closer view of the synsternal setiferous patch and scutes, with arrows pointing to pore openings in the cuticle (identifier: PSUC_FEM 50127) Abbreviations: smp = synsternal setiferous patch; stp = synsternal translucent patch.

 
 
  Part of: Trietsch C, Mik√≥ I, Ulmer JM, Deans AR (2017) Translucent cuticle and setiferous patches in Megaspilidae (Hymenoptera, Ceraphronoidea). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 60: 135-156. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.60.13692