mouth cone
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The rostrum; proboscis, prostomium.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • oral cone — (Subclass Cirripedia): ( ) [Anderson, 1980]. Lepas anatifera: left valve removed. [Anderson, 1980] (Subclass Cirripedia): ( ) [Anderson, 1980]. Lepas anatifera: rostral view; and left valve and cirri removed. [Anderson, 1980] (Subclass… …   Crustacea glossary

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  • labrum — A bulbous structure lying next to the epistome and bordering the anterior margin of the oral opening. (Syn. upper lip) [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. An unpaired, flat segment of the cephalon that articulates with the clypeus, and anteriorly covers… …   Crustacea glossary

  • labium — See: metastoma [Martin, 2005]. Flat, non segmented, bilobed structure situated posterior to the oral opening. (Syn. paragnath, lower lip) [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Paired, laminar mouth parts immediately posterior to the mandibles [Mauchline,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • buccal cavity — Cavity on ventral surface of body in which mouth parts are situated; bounded anteriorly by epistome, laterally by free edges of carapace. Within this frame lie the mouth parts, which in most Brachyura are covered by operculiform third maxillipeds …   Crustacea glossary

  • oral pyramid — (Subclass Cirripedia): Cone like projection, especially well developed in ascothoracican, formed by close association of mouthparts (labrum, mandibles, maxillules, maxillae). (Syn. mouth cone, oral cone) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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