suranal plate

(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
A heavily sclerotized area on the dorsum of the last abdominal segment; a plate or lobe dorsad of the anus; epiproct; anal plate; see ectoproct.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • suranal plate — noun : pygidium b …   Useful english dictionary

  • corniculum — n.; pl. ula [L. dim. cornu, horn] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A small horn like process of the cuticula of larvae, often present on the suranal plate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epiproct — n. [Gr. epi, upon; proktos, anus] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A process or appendage situated above the anus; the dorsal part of the eleventh abdominal segment; see suranal plate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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