vibrissal ridge
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, a ridge arising on each side of the face, inside the arms of the frontal suture; limited distally by the epistoma and the vibrissal angles; facial ridge.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • facial ridge — see vibrissal ridge …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • facialium — see vibrissal ridge …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oral vibrissae — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In certain Diptera, a pair of stout bristles or hairs on each side of the face, near or above the oral margin; larger than those on the vibrissal ridge …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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