Correlation between Egg-Carrying Setæ and Cement Glands in Decapod Crustacea

  title={Correlation between Egg-Carrying Set{\ae} and Cement Glands in Decapod Crustacea},
  author={A. J. Lloyd and C. Yonge},
IN the Decapod Crustacea the female possesses characteristically long non-plumose setæ on many of the abdominal, and in some cases certain of the posterior thoracic, appondages. It is to these hairs that the eggs are attached when the animal is in berry. It has been further shown by one of us1 that in Homarus vulgaris ducts from the cement glands, which occur exclusively in the pleopods of the female, pass into the interior of these specialized setæ, “circumstantial evidence indicating that the… Expand
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