cibarial pump


cibarial pump
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The sucking pump; in Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera, combined with a pharyngeal pump.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • subclypeal pump — see cibarial pump …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

  • oral plate — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The hypopharyngeal floor of the cibarial pump …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pharyngeal tube — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Siphunculata, the entrance to the cibarial pump; see sac tube, trophic sac …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • precibarium — n. [L. prae, before; L. cibarius, pertaining to food] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A canal formed by the union of the epipharynx and the hypopharynx, providing a connecting link between the food canal of the maxillary stylets and the cibarial pump …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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