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The genital organs of male greater horseshoe bat.

Data citation: Sohn J. H., Kimura J., Koyabu D., 2020. M3#521_JP18-006. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.521

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Ampullary gland, Bulbospongious muscle, Bulbourethral gland, Corpus cavernosum, Deferent duct, Epididymis, Os penis, Penis, Prostate gland, Testes, Urethra, Urethral gland, Urinary bladder, Vesicular gland

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Collection : Seoul National University

Inventory number : JP18-006

Sex : indet

Age group : Adult

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Material Type : liquid specimen

Origin : Japan

Class : Mammalia

Order : Chiroptera

Family : Rhinolophidae

Genus : Rhinolophus

Species :ferrumequinum

The genital organ of male greater horseshoe bat.

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3D model related to the publication: three-dimensional and histological observations on male genital organs of greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum.
Joon H. Sohn, Junpei Kimura and Daisuke Koyabu
Keywords: convergence; evolution; homology; reproductive organ; Yinpterochiroptera

doi: 10.18563/journal.m3.113


    The present Dataset contains the 3D model of the male genital organs of greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. This is the first detailed 3D structure of the soft-tissue genital organs of bats. The 3D model was generated using microCT and techniques of virtual reconstruction. 

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Published in Volume 06, issue 05 (2020)