scutellar
adjective see scutellum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scutellar — See scutellum. * * * …   Universalium

  • scutellar — scu·tel·lar …   English syllables

  • scutellar — (ˈ) ̷ ̷|telə(r) adjective Etymology: New Latin scutellum + English ar 1. : of or relating to a scutellum 2. : having scutella …   Useful english dictionary

  • scutellar angle — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The expanded wing angle of the elytra adjacent to the scutellum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scutellar bridge — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, a ridge on both sides of the scutellum connecting with the scutum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scutellar bristles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, bristles along the posterior margin of the scutellum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • discal scutellar bristles — see dorsoscutellar bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Maize weevil — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • scutellum — noun (plural scutella) Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Latin scutum shield Date: 1819 1. a hard plate or scale (as on the thorax of an insect or the tarsus of a bird) 2. the shield shaped cotyledon of a monocotyledon (as a grass) • scutellar… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Insect wing — Original veins and wing posture of a dragonfly. Hoverflies hovering to mate …   Wikipedia

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