multiordinal crochets
Crochets of larvae when they arise from a single row, but with many alternating lengths; see ordinal.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • ordinal — adj. [L. ordin, methodical arrangement] 1. Belonging or pertaining to an order. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Crochets of larvae, describing the length or arrangements at the tip; see uniordinal crochets, biordinal crochets, triordinal crochets,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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