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Structure of the Female Reproductive System in Some Dorylaimida and Enoplida (Nematoda)

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A detailed study of the female reproductive system in the nematode orders Dorylaimida and Enoplida showed that the structure of ovary and oviduct was largely similar, whereas that of the uterus varied, depending on the species. The wall of the ovary at the germinal end is formed by many small cells; the oviduct consists of a single row of disc-like cells without a distinct central lumen. The oviduct starts closer to the germinal end of the ovary in enoplids, about the middle of the ovary in mononchs and closer to the end where the eggs ripen in dorylaims. A spermatheca is always absent. Trichodorids (usually considered as dorylaims) show such important dissimilarities in the structure of the female reproductive system that their current position within the Dorylaimida and even within the Enoplia becomes questionable.

Affiliations: 1: Instituut voor Dierkunde, Ledeganckstraat 35, Gent, Belgium


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