Thursday, November 6, 2014

Unusual Reversal of Sex Organs in Insects is Discovered in Brazil

(posted by Livia Margon)

Female Insect with Penis Found in Brazilian Cave

I know the Last link I posted was of the same topic but... Despite the unusual language of this article which I think is somewhat used for shock value, it helped me clarify the issue of how sex is determined in insects. I think the case of this insect is a good example of the confusion regarding this issue, but the article addresses it very directly and helps clarify how it is resolved in the scientific comunity.

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