cephaliger


cephaliger
n. [Gr. kephale, head; L. gerere, to bear]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The anterior process of the cervical sclerite that articulates with the condyle of the cranium; the head bearing process.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • occipital condyles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A projection on either lateral margin of the postocciput with which the cephaliger of a cervical sclerite articulates; cervical condyle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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