Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Spermatheca

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2928

A sac for sperm storage (surrounded by a chitin capsule), e.g., in the female reproductive tract of insects ( Insects/Reproduction  Pulex irritans).

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