cibarial crest
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In certain female Culicidae, a transverse ridge at the ventral posterior margin of the cibarium supporting the cibarial teeth; cibarial bar.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cibarial ridge — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In certain female Culicidae, one of a series of short spiculate ridges posterior to the cibarial crest; part of the cibarial armature …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cibarial bar — see cibarial crest …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cibarial teeth — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In some female Culicidae, a series of spicules, cones, and or rods borne on the cibarial crest on the ventral posterior margin of the cibarium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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