Sex with the lights off: Can a morphological structure reveal the sex and functional sexual maturity in the genus Plesionika?

Publicado el: 11 de junio de 2019, por :
Sex with the lights off: Can a morphological structure reveal the sex and functional sexual maturity in the genus Plesionika?
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The present work describes a taxonomic trait able to determine sex in pandalid shrimps of the genus Plesionika and an indicator of functional maturity in females. This structure is described as formed by two teeth with abundant setae present in all males of the nine Plesionika species examined.