Achiasmatic male meiosis in Cimex sp . ( Heteroptera , Cimicidae )


Chromosomes and their behaviour in spermatogenesis in Cimex species (Heteroptera, Cimicidae) from a bat species Myotis emarginatus were studied by using both a conventional staining method and sequence-specific fluorochromes CMA3 and DAPI. Spermatogonial metaphase revealed 28 autosomes, one large Y chromosome and four small X chromosomes. The Y was almost… (More)

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