basicostal suture

basicostal suture
A strengthening ridge that indicates the external basal part of the coxa, the basicosta.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

  • basicosta — n. [L. basis, base; costa, rib] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The basal part of the coxa, as indicated by the basicostal suture …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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