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Record: oai:ARNO:504281

AuthorKoen Martens
TitleHomology and functional morphology of the sexual dimorphism in the antenna of Sclerocypris Sars, 1924 (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Megalocypridinae)
JournalBijdragen tot de Dierkunde
AbstractThe sexual dimorphism in the chaetotaxy of the antenna in various species of Sclerocypris is studied and described. Relying on larval morphology, a homology between the patterns in the two sexes is deduced and a suitable nomenclature for the apomorphic male condition is proposed. The differences observed are in all probability related to the function of the male antenna during copulation.
Document typearticle
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