appendix masculina


appendix masculina
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Isopoda, the modified second (sometimes first also) pleopod(s) in the form of a long, often grooved, rodlike organ that functions as a copulatory organ or gonopod.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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