ocellar bristles
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, bristles arising close to the ocelli; in the ocellar triangle.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • proclinate — ˈpräkləˌnāt adjective Etymology: Latin proclinatus, past participle of proclinare to bend forward, from pro forward + clinare to bend, incline more at pro , lean : directed forward an insect with proclinate ocellar bristles * * * /prok leuh nayt… …   Useful english dictionary

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