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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Note: New Data on the Structure of the Female Genitalia of Flea Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

item Konstantinov, Alexander

Submitted to: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: August 10, 2001
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: The structure of the membranous parts of the female genitalia of Pseudodera xanthospila Baly is described and illustrated. In addition to standard dissecting techniques "Chlorazol Black" was used to stain the membranes of the genitalia which revealed that the vagina is formed by both segments 8 and 9.

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