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Fig. 16

From: The male sexual apparatus in the order Scorpiones (Arachnida): a comparative study of functional morphology as a tool to define hypotheses of homology

Fig. 16

Hemispermatophore of Bothriuridae Simon, 1880. Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1843) (Australia, MHNG) (a–c). Lisposoma elegans Lawrence, 1928 (d e) and Lisposoma josehermana Lamoral, 1979 (f), redrawn and adapted from Lamoral [3]. Lateral (a), anterior (b, d) and contra-lateral (c, e f) aspects. Arrow 1 indicates the anterior protrusion of the subex (= semi-lunar shelf sensu Stockwell [4]). Arrow 2 indicates the absence of capsular concavity and basal crest. Arrow 3 indicates the absence of terminal membrane and capsular foramen. Arrow 4 indicates the invaginated subex. Abbreviations: bcr (basal crest), cf (capsular foramen), cl (clapser), cc (capsular concavity), ldc (latero-distal crest). Scales, 1 mm (a, f), 0.5 mm (b e)

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