gonads
Hollow reproductive organ in either sex, cavity communicating with pair of efferent ducts (pair in some parasitic isopods) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Organs producing gametes (ovaries in female; testes in male) [Ingle, 1983].
Reproductive organ of either sex, communicating with pair of efferent ducts [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Notostraca):
Paired male (testes) and/or female (ovaries) reproductive system. Extends through thorax and part of abdomen and opens onto last (11th) thoracopods. In hermaphroditic tadpole shrimp, gonads consist of both ovarian and testicular tissue (ovotestis) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Diplostraca):
Paired male (testes) or female (ovaries) reproductive system. Extends throughout trunk and opens onto 11th trunk somite via vasa deferentia (male) or oviducts (female) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Cumacea):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Ovary, testis [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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