adj. [Gr. stege, roof]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, having the prodorsal sclerite project over the chelicerae; see astegasimous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • astegasimous — adj. [Gr. an, without; stege, roof] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) Referring to mites when the prodorsal sclerite does not project over the chelicerae; see stegasimous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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