metapleuron
n.; pl. -ura [Gr. meta, after; pleuron, side]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
1. The lateral sclerites of the metathorax.
2. In Diptera, the pleuron of the metathorax; metapleural adj..

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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