Atypical Spermiogenesis in Thermobia domestica, a Thysanuran Insect

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MATHUR (preceding communication and ref. 1), in his communications, has again stressed that the thysanuran sperm is a typical flagellate one, having the acrosome and the centriole located at the proximal and distal end of the nucleus. I disagree with him and have the following comments to make in this context.

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BAWA, S. Atypical Spermiogenesis in Thermobia domestica, a Thysanuran Insect. Nature 190, 743 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190743b0

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