Genital organs

Genital organs

The genital plate is located on the ventral side

In virginopara and sexual females, the genital opening appears like a simple transverse opening without any particular organ. The male copulatory organs comprise the penis and a pair of genital valves.

Morphologie des sexués

Diagram F. Leclant

Copulation in different species

Acyrthosiphon pisum
(apterous male)

Sitobion avenae
(alate male)

Aphis frangulae
(alate male )

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 23 November 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet