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  • (b) Tentacles capitate, simple; type of Coryne and Syncoryne; Myriothela is an aberrant form with some of the tentacles modified as " claspers " to hold the ova.
  • The male opening is on the ninth abdominal segment, to which belong the processes that form the claspers or genital armature.
  • Most male Hymenoptera have processes which form claspers or genital armature.
  • In the soft parts the caecum is very large, the penis is armed with a pair of barbed horny claspers and the scrotum is spiny.
  • In some male Phyllopoda they form complex " claspers " for holding the female.

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