- Berlese's organ
see Ribaga\'s organ.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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organ of Berlese — see mesospermalege … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
Ribaga's organ — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In some female Hemiptera, pouches on various places of the nongenital abdomen; hemocoelic fecundation instead of by means of the customary ducts; ectospermalege; Berlese s organ; see mesospermalege … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
mesospermalege — n. [Gr. mesos, middle; sperma, seed; L. legere, to gather] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A special pouch in certain females for reception of sperm; Ribaga s or Berlese s organ … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
Spermalege — The spermalege (also known as the organ of Berlese) is a special purpose organ found in bed bugs that appears to have evolved to mitigate the effects of traumatic insemination. The spermalege has two embryologically distinct parts, known as … Wikipedia
Hedylidae — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta … Wikipedia