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Document Type

Research

Abstract

The internal reproductive organs of the male include a pair of testes, each composed of about 37 follicles and connected to a short vas efferens; a pair of vasa deferentia; about 12 paired accessory glands; a twice folded ejaculatory duct and a membranous, extensible intromittent organ. The external structures of the male include a chitinous collar, pallial complex and ninth abdominal sternum. The internal reproductive organs of the female include a pair of ovaries, each composed of 11 ovarioles; paired lateral oviducts; a short median oviduct; a terminal genital chamber; a trilobed spermatheca attached to a spermathecal gland, and a pair of median glands. The external structures of the female include the ovipositor and its related sclerites and apodemes.

Publication Date

1959

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

66

Issue

1

First Page

484

Last Page

503

Copyright

© Copyright 1959 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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