Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (General) 11th
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Answer the following question. How will you identify male or female cockroach? - Biology

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Answer the following question.

How will you identify male or female cockroach?

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Solution

Male and female cockroach can be identified with the help of the following differences:

  • Male cockroach-
  1. Abdomen is relatively long and narrow.
  2. 7th tergum covers 8th tergum.
  3. Antennae are longer in size.
  4. Anal styles are present.
  5. Brood pouch is absent.
  6. All 9 sterna visible.
  • Female cockroach-
  1. Abdomen is short and broad.
  2. 7th tergum covers 8th and 9th terga.
  3. Antennae are shorter in size.
  4. Anal styles are absent
  5. Brood pouch is present.
  6. Only 7 sterna visible.
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Balbharati Biology 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 11 Study of Animal Type : Cockroach
Exercise | Q 3. (A) | Page 137
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