Section I: Recognition and Identification of Phlebotomine Sand Flies
If a Phlebotomus female, what species might it be?
The spermatheca is an organ of the female reproductive tract in insects. It receives and stores sperm from the male, and it is usually the site of fertilization when the oőcytes are ready. The size, shape and other features of the spermatheca may vary by species.
P. bergeroti spermathecae