anterior tentorial arms


anterior tentorial arms
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
An apodeme arising from the anterior tentorial pits, meeting the posterior tentorial arm at a visible fusion point; sometimes bearing a small dorsal or ventral tentorial arm.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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