11. Bibliography (last updated 27 Oct. 2009)
 

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  • Rakitov R. A. (1992) The leafhopper Vilbasteana oculata (Lindb.) coats its cuticle with a secretion of the Malpighian tubules. Zoologicheski Zhurnal 71: 49-57 (In Russian). [English translation: Entomol. Rev., 1993, 71: 148-157].
  • Rakitov R. A. (1995) The covering formed by brochosomes on the cuticle of leafhoppers (Homoptera, Cicadellidae). Zoologicheski Zhurnal 74: 19-32 (in Russian). [English translation in: Entomol. Rev. 1995, 74: 90-103].
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