Reproductive System of Female Scorpion: A Partial Review

@article{Warburg2010ReproductiveSO,
  title={Reproductive System of Female Scorpion: A Partial Review},
  author={Michael R. Warburg},
  journal={The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={293}
}
  • M. Warburg
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology
The female scorpion ovariuterus was examined in 10 scorpion species belonging to five families: Buthidae, Vaejovidae, Scorpionidae, Urodacidae, and Diplocentridae. Two main patterns of development are known in scorpions: (1) The apoikogenic type with an ovariuterus containing yolk‐rich eggs housed in follicles. This type is found in many scorpion taxa (largely buthids). A peculiar case of apoikogenic ovariuterus is a “beaded” ovariuterus where most of the ova's embryogenesis takes place inside… 
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