B R O C H O S O M E S

R. A. Rakitov, Illinois Natural History Survey


1. Introduction
2. Structure and diversity
___2.1. Functional types
___2.2. Integumental brochosomes
___2.3. Egg brochosomes
___2.4. Egg Brochosomes Image Database New
3. Composition
4. Genesis
___4.1. Malpighian tubules of leafhoppers
___4.2. Secretory cells
___4.3. Development of brochosomes
___4.4. Changes of secretory programs in ontogenesis
___4.5. Secretory products other than brochosomes
5. Function
6. Related behaviors
___6.1. Anointing
___6.2. Grooming
___6.3. Use of brochosomes in oviposition
7. Related morphology of leafhoppers
___7.1. Legs: chaetotaxy
___7.2. Forewings: brochosome spots
8. Treehoppers
9. Origin and evolution of brochosomes
10. Current projects
___10.1. Evolution of egg-powdering in Proconiini
___10.2. Composition and properties of brochosomes
___10.3. Systematics and evolution of Cuerna
11. Bibliography