SomaticFIG 9: Formation of the spermatheca.
DIC image of a late L4 hermaphrodite spermatheca (before the first ovulation) showing that at this point, the newly formed spermatheca is devoid of sperm. For detailed imaging of white boxed region, see SomaticFIG 9B. (DG) distal gonad; (PG) proximal gonad; (sp) spermatheca. (Image source: Hall archive.)
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