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Fig. 17

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. 17

Male reproductive apparatus of Uroctoninae Mello-Leitão, 1934 (Chactidae Pocock, 1893). Hemispermatophore of Uroctonus mordax Thorell, 1876 (U.S.A., California, MCZH 15924) (a c). Post-insemination spermatophore of U. mordax (d), redrawn from Stockwell (1989). Lateral (a, d), anterior (b), and contra-lateral (c) aspects. The black arrow indicates the site and direction of semen expulsion. Abbreviations: cf (capsular foramen), cls (crown-like structure), lh (lateral hook), ph (physema). Scales, 1 mm

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