mesomeron
n. [Gr. mesos, middle; meros, thigh]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, the meron of the mesothorax behind the midcoxa below the mesepimeron; see metameron, meron.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • meron — n. [Gr. meros, upper thigh] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The posterior part of the basicoxite; in higher Diptera, separated from the coxa and forms part of the thoracic wall (mesomeron, metameron) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • metameron — n. [Gr. meta, after; meros, upper thigh] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the meron of the metathorax; a vertical sclerite above the hindcoxa; see mesomeron, meron …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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