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Sperm Transfer by Spermatophore in an Acalyptrate Fly (Diptera: Diopsidae)

Kotrba, Marion

Entomologia Generalis Volume 15 Number 3 (1990), p. 181 - 183

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published: Oct 1, 1990

DOI: 10.1127/entom.gen/15/1990/181

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In the acalyptrate fly Cyrtodiopsis whitei Curran 1936, sperm is transferred by means of a spermatophore. This finding is of some relevance to the discussion about spermatophores as a primitive feature of the Diptera.


Cyrtodiopsis whiteiDiopsidaeDipterasperm transferspermatophorereproduction