paracopulatory organ


paracopulatory organ
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Isopoda, a specialized endopod of the pleopod utilized in copulation.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • paracopulatory organ — Specialized endopod of pleopod in some Isopoda serving accessory function in copulation [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Specialized enpopod of pleopod in some isopods; used in copulation [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary


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