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Which of the following abdominal sterna does not contribute to the formation of brood pouch in the female Periplaneta?


In the female Periplaneta, the 7th abdominal sternum is boat-shaped and together with the 8th and 9th sterna forms a brood or genital pouch. The anterior part of the brood pouch contains female gonopore, spermathecal pores and the openings of collateral glands.

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