cornuti
n. pl.; sing. cornutus [L. cornutus, horned]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Sclerotized armature of the aedeagus of male Lepodoptera, in the form of slender single spines, scale-like dentations, dense spine-hairs or rasplike teeth; sometimes breaking off during copulation and remaining in the bursa copulatrix of the female.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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