organs of Tomosvary


organs of Tomosvary
(ARTHROPODA)
A pair of sensory organs present on the head at the base of the antennae in Lithobiomorpha, Scutigeromorpha and some Insecta, consisting of a disc with a central pore into which the endings of subcuticular sensory cells converge; temporal organs.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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