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Words nearby epipharynx
Example sentences from the Web for epipharynx
When the flea is feeding, the epipharynx and mandibles are thrust into the skin of the victim, the labium serving as a guide.
The piercing proboscis consists of three long needle-like organs, the epipharynx and mandibles, and a lower lip or labium.
Labrum-epipharynx: in the mouth of piercing Diptera is the central unpaired lancet.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Behind the labrum arises a process—the epipharynx—which in some blood-sucking insects becomes a formidable piercing-organ.