Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Stinking Gland

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3002

Gland of bedbug being situated at both hind coxae of adult bedbugs storing its oily excretions in 2 reservoirs. The product is used as social recognition among the bugs.

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