Berlese's organ
see Ribaga\'s organ.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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

  • Hedylidae — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • Spermalege — The spermalege (also known as the organ of Berlese[1]) is a special purpose organ found in bed bugs that appears to have evolved to mitigate the effects of traumatic insemination.[2] The spermalege has two embryologically distinct parts, known as …   Wikipedia

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