n.; pl. -ae [Gr. epomidios, on the shoulder]
1. The margin of the propleural furrow in which the front femur is inserted.
2. In ichneumonid Hymenoptera, a carina on the side of the pronotum, obliquely crossing the trough in the side of the pronotum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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