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- Rosetti, Natalia; Remis, Maria I
- Environmental entomology 2018 v.47 no.3 pp. 519-526
- thoracic cavity, etc ; Acrididae; body size; dimorphism; females; flight muscles; grasshoppers; longitude; males; morphometry; morphs; phenotypic variation; reproduction; thorax; Argentina; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Wing dimorphism occurs widely in insects and involves discontinuous variation in a wide variety of traits involved in fight and reproduction. In the current study, we analyzed the spatial pattern of wing dimorphism and intraspecific morphometric variation in nine natural populations of the grasshopper Dichroplus vittatus (Bruner; Orthoptera: Acrididae) in Argentina. Considerable body size differen ...