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Oviductal morphology and sperm storage in the keeled earless lizard, Holbrookia propinqua

@article{Adams1988OviductalMA,
  title={Oviductal morphology and sperm storage in the keeled earless lizard, Holbrookia propinqua},
  author={C. Adams and W. Cooper},
  journal={Herpetologica},
  year={1988},
  volume={44},
  pages={190-197}
}
Oviductal anatomy of H. propinqua is described. The anterior and middle vagina have transverse folds between which sperm are stored. Sperm are also stored in sac-like seminal receptacles which appear to be formed by twisting of the folds in the anterior vagina. These seminal receptacles are located between the vaginal epithelium and circular muscle. In the posterior vagina are longitudinal folds which do not store sperm. In the crypts of the middle and anterior vagina, sperm heads are oriented… Expand
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