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First report of hemiclitores in a female of the amphisbaenian Amphisbaena microcephala (Wagler, 1824)

@inproceedings{Kasperoviczus2011FirstRO,
  title={First report of hemiclitores in a female of the amphisbaenian Amphisbaena microcephala (Wagler, 1824)},
  author={Karina N. Kasperoviczus and L. Santos and S. M. Almeida-Santos},
  year={2011}
}
and ovaries, showing primary vitellogenesis. The hemiclitores were everted while fixing the tail with 10% formaldehyde injection. We injected each hemiclitoris using agar with orange anilinebased coloring. Those organs were roughly similar to male hemipenis, although smaller. We also verified the occurrence of retractor muscles associated to the hemiclitores. Right and left hemiclitores presented 6.87 and 6.29 millimeters in length, respectively. We everted and prepared the same way the… CONTINUE READING
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