DCutFIG 5: Lateral view of cuticle plug.
A. Transverse SEM of wildtype dauer showing cuticle plug. (Image source: [D. Riddle] N2 dauer 50-7-1_30.)
B. DIC micrograph of a starvation-induced wildtype dauer larva showing cuticle plug over mouth. (Image source: Wendy Iser, NIA.)
C. Higher-magnification view of dauer buccal plug. (Image source: [D. Riddle] N2 dauer 50-7-1_43b.)
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