colulus
n.; pl. coluli [L. dim. colus, spindle]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
The slender or pointed appendage immediately in front of the spinnerets in some spiders; in others, greatly reduced or seemingly missing; homologue of the anterior median spinnerets or cribellum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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