The Female Genital Structure of the Bruchidius (Coleoptera, Bruchidae) Species and Their Systematical Importance


Abstract: In this study, the female genital organ structure of thirteen species' from the genus Bruchidius were examined regarding also with the detailed studies with the figures of the tergum VIII th and sternit IX th which also includes the VIII th sternal fork, spiculum ventrale and coxite, spermatheca and bursa copulatrix the systematical differances between these parts were discussed at the species level.

Keywords: Bruchidae, Bruchidius, Female Genitalia

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