n. [L. labrum, lip; palatum, roof of mouth]
In Diptera, the oral surface of the labrum of mosquitoes; a division of the palatum; see clypeopalatum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clypeopalatum — n. [L. clypeus, shield; palatum, roof of the mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A division of the palatum of Culicidae, formed by the ventral surface of the clypeus; the roof of the cibarium; see labropalatum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • palatum — n. [L. palatum, roof of the mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Culicidae, the oral surfaces of the labrum and clypeus; divided into labropalatum and clypeopalatum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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