angusticorn trumpet


angusticorn trumpet
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, a respiratory structure of Culicidae pupae bearing the longest axis vertically and approximately in line with the stem, funnelshaped when closed, with a split (meatal cleft) down one side allowing it to open widely at the water surface.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • trumpet — n. [OF. trompe, trumpet] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, paired, usually movable respiratory structures, located on the dorsal portion of the cephalothorax of culicid pupae; see laticorn trumpet, angusticorn trumpet …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • laticorn trumpet — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, a respiratory structure of mosquito pupae bearing the longest axis transverse to the stem, frequently with a secondary cleft in the pinna opposite the meatal cleft, less wide mouthed than the angusticorn type,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.