- the lateral plate or plates of a thoracic segment of an insect.
Origin of pleuron
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Historical Examples of pleuron
On each side the tergum overlaps the sternum, and hangs down as a side-flap, or pleuron.The Life of Crustacea
William Thomas Calman
But the anger of Artemis was not yet soothed, and she roused a strife between the men of Pleuron and the men of Kalydon.
For Meleagros sought to have the head, and the Kouretes of Pleuron cared not to take the hide only for their portion.
From the median tubercle to the outer edge of the pleuron of the second thoracic segment the distance is 3.7 mm.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites
Percy Edward Raymond
- the part of the cuticle of arthropods that covers the lateral surface of a body segment