basifemoral ring
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, the suture in the basal segment of the femur, that separates the basiand telofemur of the leg.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • basifemur — n. [L. basis, base; femur, thigh] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acari, a segmental division of the femur, separated from the telofemur by the basifemoral ring …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • telofemur — n. [Gr. telos, end; L. femur, thigh] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acari, a distal segment of the femur separated from the basifemur by the basifemoral ring …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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