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Chromosoma

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 338–342 | Cite as

The chromosomes of Arixenia esau Jordan (Dermaptera)

  • M. J. D. White
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Abstract

The parasitic insect Arixenia esau, a highly aberrant member of the order Dermaptera, shows n♂ = 30 and has an XY sex determining mechanism. This karyotype is compared with those of the earwigs (Forficulina) and of Hemimerus bouvieri, a member of another aberrant parasitic suborder of the Dermaptera.

Keywords

Developmental Biology Determine Mechanism Parasitic Insect Aberrant Member 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. D. White
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeneticsUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

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