haemostatic diaphragm or membrane
(ARTHROPODA)
In some arthropods, an obstruction device between femur and trochanter preventing fluid loss after autotomy; an occlusive diaphragm.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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