Contributions to Zoology, 84 (4) – 2015

Atypical mating in a scorpionfly without a notal organ

Wen Zhong1, Zi-Yi Qi2, Bao-Zhen Hua3

1.  State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas, Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China

2.  State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas, Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China

3.  State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas, Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China. E-mail: huabzh@nwsuaf.edu.cn

Keywords: Mecoptera,Panorpidae,Furcatopanorpa longihypovalva,mating behaviour,nuptial feeding,salivary glands,genitalia,functional morphology,copulation.