humeral bristles
In Diptera, the bristles on the humeral callus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • frenulum — n.; pl. la [L. dim. frenum, bridle] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The strong spine or group of bristles on the humeral angle of the hind wing, that projects beneath the fore wing, uniting them in flight; frenum. 2. (CNIDARIA) Gelatinous fold… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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