bursa copulatrix

bursa copulatrix

a depression around the genital aperture of insects which receives the male organ during copulation.
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La informacion sobre aspectos reproductivos de Cossidae incluye la descripcion de la estructura reproductiva externa principalmente de los machos, que es usada en Taxonomia, mientras que en los reportes relacionados con las hembras se hace mencion principalmente a caracteristicas del oviducto, de las papilas anales y de la bursa copulatrix, pero las hembras de varias especies son desconocidas (Dugdale 1974; Yakovlev 2006, 2008; Borth et al.
During copulation, the male inserts completely the right palp embolus into the right bursa copulatrix of the female.
Bursa copulatrix con dos placas muy largas, en la region anterior y extremo de la bursa con microplacas espiniformes variables, unicamente este grupo presenta el urotergito VIII dividido longitudinalmente (Guzman de Tome 2005).
Smooth transition from ductus to oval bursa copulatrix.
Aedeagus with median lobe, narrower, apically long apex, parameres contact to median lobe, basal plate rounded, median strut slightly passes in the cavity, female genitalia with bursa copulatrix leaf-like with several denticles, tubercles on surface .
The bursa copulatrix is an expanded region that joins with the vagina.
Spermatheca joined to the bursa copulatrix by a dorsal prolongation of the latter in the form of a tube poor sclerified.
Sperm are stored temporarily in the bursa copulatrix and for longer periods (3 months or more) in a second storage organ, the seminal receptacle, which usually is located deep within the oviduct (Buckland-Nicks et al.
Sperm was visible through the walls of the internal organs (the bursa copulatrix and spermatheca).
pteronyssinus by the shape of the distal portion of the bursa copulatrix in the female and the enlarged second pair of legs and length of the hysteronotal shield in the male.
saccharina males into the bursa copulatrix of the female during mating, and the structure of the female reproductive system was described and illustrated by Atkinson (1981).