Epimeron
Epimeron E*pim"e*ron, n.; pl. {Epimera}. [NL., fr. Gr. 'epi` upon + ? a part.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under {Crustacea}. (b) In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum. [Written also {epimerum}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Epimeron — Das Epimeron ist die hintere Chitinskelettplatte des Pleuralbereichs am Brustabschnitt (Thorax) der Insekten. Gemeinsam mit dem Episternum, von dem es durch die Pleuralfalte getrennt ist, bildet es den Hauptteil des Pleurits, seitlich liegt das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • epimeron — n.; pl. ra [Gr. epi, upon; meros, part] 1. (ARTHROPODA) In Arachnida and Diplopoda, a ventral plate to which the basal segment of the leg is attached; a coxal plate. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) See epimere. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) That portion of …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epimeron — See: epimere [Martin, 2005]. Lateral projection of pereonite or pleonite [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. See: epimere [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Isopoda): Lateral part of a somite [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • epimeron — ep·i·me·ron …   English syllables

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  • Epimera — Epimeron E*pim e*ron, n.; pl. {Epimera}. [NL., fr. Gr. epi upon + ? a part.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under {Crustacea}. (b) In insects: The lateral …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epimerum — Epimeron E*pim e*ron, n.; pl. {Epimera}. [NL., fr. Gr. epi upon + ? a part.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under {Crustacea}. (b) In insects: The lateral …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epimere — A lateral fold of a somite s integument dorsal to the limbs. Sometimes called the pleurite or tergal fold [Wilson, 1989]. Each lateral part of integument of somite. (Syn. epimeron, pleurepimere, pleurite, pleuron, pleura, pleural lobe, tergal… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

  • Episternum — Das Episternum ist die vordere Chitinskelettplatte des Pleuralbereichs am Brustabschnitt (Thorax) der Insekten. Gemeinsam mit dem Epimeron, von dem es durch die Pleuralfalte getrennt ist, bildet es den Hauptteil des Pleurits, seitlich liegt das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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