clypeopalatum
n. [L. clypeus, shield; palatum, roof of the mouth]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
A division of the palatum of Culicidae, formed by the ventral surface of the clypeus; the roof of the cibarium; see labropalatum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • anterior hard plate — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, an irregular platelike anterior area of the clypeopalatum of Culicidae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cibarial dome — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In certain Diptera, a dome shaped spiculate structure protruding at the posterior margin of the cibarium; see clypeopalatum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsal scale — 1. (G.T.). 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) a. The wax and exuviae cover resting tentlike over the body of armored scale. b. Usually two peglike cibarial setae borne lateral and/or posterior to the anterior hard palate of the clypeopalatum of mosquitoes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsal setae — 1. (G.T.). 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Usually two peglike cibarial setae borne lateral and/or posterior to the anterior hard palate of the clypeopalatum of mosquitoes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • labropalatum — n. [L. labrum, lip; palatum, roof of mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the oral surface of the labrum of mosquitoes; a division of the palatum; see clypeopalatum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • palatum — n. [L. palatum, roof of the mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Culicidae, the oral surfaces of the labrum and clypeus; divided into labropalatum and clypeopalatum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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