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Premium Ultrastructure of the Spermatozoon of Squilla mantis
Author(s)
Cotelli Franco,
Donin Carla Lora Lamia
Publication year1983
Publication title
acta zoologica
Resource typeJournals
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Abstract The specialized spermatozoon of Squilla mantis (Crustacea, Stomatopoda) is round and non‐motile. It is surrounded by an electron‐dense coat, contains a small acrosomal complex, two centrioles consisting of nine doublets and few cellular organelles, while a nucleus sensu stricto is not recognizable. The plasma membrane shows some groove‐like characteristic invaginations. The morphology of this specialized gamete is discussed and compared with that of other Malocostraca.
Subject(s)acrosome , anatomy , biology , centriole , gamete , human fertilization , microbiology and biotechnology , organelle , semen , spermatozoon , ultrastructure
Language(s)English
SCImago Journal Rank0.414
H-Index37
eISSN1463-6395
pISSN0001-7272
DOI10.1111/j.1463-6395.1983.tb00791.x

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