mesomerites


mesomerites
n. pl. [Gr. mesos, middle; meros, part; -ites, having nature of]
(ARTHROPODA: Diplopoda)
Modified 9 pair of limbs; together with 8 pair (promerites) of limbs functioning as pincers to pull out female vulvae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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