Second and third instars tentatively identified as Liodessus noviaffinis Miller have six dorsolateral stemmata near the origin of each antenna. However, each stemma lacks a corneal (cuticular) lens on the surface exterior to its internal sensory pigmented components.
Shepley-James, T. A.; White, B. P.; Barman, E. H.; Binkowski, J.; and Treat, A.
"Variation in Stemmatal Morphology of Larvae of Liodessus noviaffinis Miller (Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae: Bidessini),"
Georgia Journal of Science, Vol. 67, No. 2, Article 7.
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