antisquama
n.; pl. -mae [Gr. anti, against; L. squama, scale]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, the upper lobe (alula) that moves with the wing; antitegula; see squama.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • antisquama — an·ti·squa·ma …   English syllables

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  • distacalypteron — see antisquama …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • squama — n.; pl. mae [L. squama, scale] 1. Any decumbent scale. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A scale like exopod of the antenna; see scaphocerite. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) a. In Hymenoptera, a dorsolateral lobe of the phallobase; in ants, the first… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antisquame — noun see antisquama …   Useful english dictionary

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