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The supernumerary chromosomes of a mealy bug,Pseudococcus obscurus Essig are heterochromatic but show a variable heteropycnosis. In the female, they are weakly heteropyonotic in most tissues, but in a few tissues the individual supernumeraries form striking chromocenters. At oogenesis, they remain unassociated and divide equationally during the first(More)
Meiotic parthenogenesis of a type not previously described was found in Pulvinaria hydrangeae Steinweden. During diakinesis 8 bivalents were formed. At prometaphase the spindle was tripolar but anaphase I was bipolar and normal. After completion of division of the primary oocyte, the following sequence occurred: 1. polar body I divided, usually into 3(More)
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