cibarial armature

cibarial armature
In certain female Culicidae, a series of specialized spicules (cibarial teeth and spicular ridges on the cibarial ridge).

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cibarial ridge — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In certain female Culicidae, one of a series of short spiculate ridges posterior to the cibarial crest; part of the cibarial armature …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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