circumfilum


circumfilum
n.; pl. circumfila [L. circum, around; filum, thread]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In dipteran Cecidomyid, antennal joints bearing elaborately looped or wreathed, thinwalled chemoreceptors with pores lying among fine surface ridges.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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