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.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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