apical area

apical area
1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
see petiole.
2. (MOLLUSCA: Polyplacophora)
The short part of the periostracum and tegmentum on the head and intermediate valves that is adjacent to the posterior dorsal edge of a valve and which extends over the edge and onto the ventral side.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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