The female genital structures of several species of the genus Cionus Clairville, 1798 (Coleoptera : Curculionidae)

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ZOOTAXA, no.1412, pp.55-60, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 1412
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.1412.1.2
  • Journal Name: ZOOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.55-60
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The structure of the female genitalia of seven species from genus Cionus Clairville, 1798 have been examined in this study. The genital spicula, 8(th) sternite, coxite, stylus and spermatheca which have systematic importance are illustrated and those structures are discussed at the species level.