clypeate head

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clypeus —   n. shield shaped plate on an insect s head.    ♦ clypeate a. shaped like a round shield …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • clypeus — n. (pl. clypei) the hard protective area of an insect s head. Derivatives: clypeal adj. clypeate adj. Etymology: L, = round shield …   Useful english dictionary

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