pseudoperculum


pseudoperculum
n. [Gr. pseudos, false; L. operculum, lid]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
On the eggs of Heteroptera, an independently evolved cap-like structure.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pseudoperculum — (Subclass Copepoda): Dorsal outgrowth of posterior margin of penultimate urosomal somite [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • pseudoperculum — pseud·operculum …   English syllables

  • pseudoperculum — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pseud + operculum : epiphragm 1 …   Useful english dictionary


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