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Sperm structure in Parasitidae mites (Parasitiformes : Mesostigmata : Gamasina)

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Sperm structure in Parasitidae mites (Parasitiformes : Mesostigmata : Gamasina)

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dc.contributor.author Witaliński, Wojciech [SAP11006445] pl
dc.contributor.author Podkowa, Dagmara [SAP12018247] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-22T07:58:30Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-22T07:58:30Z
dc.date.issued 2016 pl
dc.identifier.issn 0044-586X pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/38660
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Sperm structure in Parasitidae mites (Parasitiformes : Mesostigmata : Gamasina) pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 3-32 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 29-32 pl
dc.abstract.en This contribution reviews the ultrastructure of ribbon-type sperm in 14 genera of both subfamilies (7 in Pergamasinae and 7 in Parasitinae) of the Parasitidae family (Parasitiformes: Mesostigmata: Gamasina); in total 27 species were considered, of which sperm ultrastructure was studied for the first time in 17 species and 9 genera. We found a wide range of sperm dimensions and nucleus lengths, but basic external and internal structures were substantially constant across genera. Spermatozoa are rod- or club-shaped cells with an elongated nucleus. The chromatin granules are focused in the middle zone of the nucleus. The cytoplasm around the nucleus and in the adjoining postnuclear region is filled with inclusion bodies with striated content (striated inclusion bodies, sIBs), whereas in the distant postnuclear region they are replaced by larger granular inclusion bodies (gIBs) usually containing a striated core surrounded by granular material. Mitochondria are distributed mostly subplasmalemmally in the nuclear region and between gIBs in the postnuclear region of the sperm cell. The most variable feature of the spermatozoa is the number of compound longitudinal ribbons of plasmalemmal origin alternating with subplasmalemmal cisterns: 9 (Leptogamasus anoxygenellus) to 21 (Pergamasus barbarus) in Pergamasinae and 5 (Parasitus berlesei and Paracarpais loricatus) to 30 (Paracarpais lunulata) in Parasitinae. In general, ribbons are electron-dense in the nuclear region but more lucent in the postnuclear region. The variation in sperm structure was not reflected in the taxonomic arrangement of genera and subfamilies within Parasitidae, but it must be emphasized that the taxonomy of Parasitidae is still awaiting a comprehensive modern revision. pl
dc.subject.en mites pl
dc.subject.en spermatozoa morphology pl
dc.subject.en variability pl
dc.subject.en ultrastructure pl
dc.subject.en taxonomy pl
dc.description.volume 56 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1051/acarologia/20162190 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2107-7207 pl
dc.title.journal Acarologia pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi : Instytut Zoologii pl
dc.subtype ReviewArticle pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / P pl
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