epipleurum
n. [Gr. epi, upon; pleuron, side]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
1. Among coleopterous larvae the lateral area above the ventrolateral suture and below the dorsolateral suture.
2. In ichneumonid Hymenoptera, the thin margin of the second and following abdominal segments.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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