Arthropod Struct Dev 2021 Jul 25;63:101060. Epub 2021 May 25.
Group of Studies on Crustacean Biology, Ecology and Culture (NEBECC), University of the State of São Paulo (UNESP), Institute of Biosciences, Campus of Botucatu, Zoology Sector, 18618-970, Botucatu, State of São Paulo, Brazil.
We evaluated the mating behavior of Potimirim potimirim in the laboratory based on the assumption that this caridean might be hermaphroditic. We also performed histology and scanning electron microscopy analyses of the reproductive system of females, males, and differentiated individuals. The mating experiments produced three behavioral stages, namely, interaction, lateral positioning, and copulation (which did not necessarily occur in this sequence). Read More