Section 5
Chapter 4,578

A gynandromorphic decticus albifrons orthoptera tettigoniidae

Boudou-Saltet, P.

Bulletin de la Societe d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 111(1-2): 160-164


ISSN/ISBN: 0758-4113
Accession: 004577105

A specimen found in the Var department [France] is described. The morphology was generally that of a female, but the ovipositor was malformed. There was a double genital apparatus with a normal ovary on the left and an ovotestis on the right side. The loss of an X chromosome was considered the most likely explanation for these characteristics.

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