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Fig. 7

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. 7

Hemispermatophores of Iuridae Thorell, 1876 (a d) and Typhlochactidae Mitchell, 1971 (e i). Iurus kinzelbachi Kovařík, Fet, Soleglad & Yağmur, 2010 (Greece, Samos, MHNG) (ad) and Alacran triquimera Santibáñez-López, Francke & Prendini, 2014 (México, Cueva de las Tres Quimera, CNAN) (e i). Lateral (a, e), anterior (b, f) and contra-lateral (cd, gi) aspects. The protruding part of the sperm duct has been teared off in d, showing the transverse ridge that is usually hidden behind it. The transverse ridge is also apparent in i behind the transparent subex. Abbreviations: bh (basal hook), lh (lateral hook), tm (terminal membrane), tr (transverse ridge). Scales, 2 mm (a), 1 mm (bg), 0.5 mm (d, hi)

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