anterior tentorial pits


anterior tentorial pits
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
External depressions in the epistomal suture marking the base of the anterior tentorial arm(s).

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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 …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epistomal sulcus or suture — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The groove situated between the frons and clypeus that unites with the anterior ends of the subgenal sulcus extending to the anterior tentorial pits …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • clypeal fovea — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Ichneumonid Hymenoptera, one of two anterior tentorial pits, appearing as a shallow impression in the groove between the clypeus and face …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • flea — /flee/, n. 1. any of numerous small, wingless bloodsucking insects of the order Siphonaptera, parasitic upon mammals and birds and noted for their ability to leap. 2. either of two common fleas of the genus Ctenocephalides, the very small, black… …   Universalium


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