What will you look for to identify the sex of the following (A) Female cockroach - anal cerci (B) Female Ascaris - sharply curved posterior end (C) Male shark - claspers borne on pelvic fins (D) Male frog - a copulatory pad on the first digit of the hind limb

The correct answer is (C) Male Shark – Claspers Borne On Pelvic Fins.

Male sharks have paired intromittent organs, called claspers. They are modifications of the pelvic fins and are located on the inner margins of the pelvic fins.

(A) In Cockroach, the males possess anal style, which is absent in females.

(B) In Ascaris, the male Ascaris possesses the curled posterior end, while females have a straight posterior end.

(C) Male Shark – Claspers Borne On Pelvic Fins.

(D) In frogs, the male frogs can be distinguished by the presence of sound-producing vocal sacs and a copulatory pad on the first digit of the forelimbs (not hind limbs), which are absent in females frogs.

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