Vulva

This post was written by admin on February 12, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

Vaginal opening

In Nematodes, its located on the ventral surface of body,Its position can be anywhere along the length of the body,

position and shape of it is important in Taxonomy

-Near the Anterior end : Serratospiculum seurati

-At the end of a Vulvar flap: Haemonchus similis

-Near the posterior end: Oesophagostomum columbianum

(Metastrongyloidea)

-Terminal: Eustrongyloides

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