alloscutum


alloscutum
n. [Gr. allos, other; L. scutum, shield]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, the dorsal part of the exoskeleton posterior to the scutum of larval ticks.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • conscutum — n. [L. cum, together; scutum, shield] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) The dorsal shield at the level of the anterior two pairs of legs, formed by the scutum and alloscutum united in certain ticks …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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