Origin of scutellum
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How to use scutellum in a sentence
Scutell′iform, scutellate; Scutellig′erous, provided with a scutellum; Scutelliplan′tar, having the back of the tarsus scutellate.
In some grasses there is a small scale-like appendage opposite the scutellum, the epiblast.
Apodema: a conspicuous transverse band crossing the thorax in front of the scutellum in male Coccidae.
Axillae: two small, subtriangular sclerites at the lateral basal angles of the meso-scutellum in Proctytripidae.
Dorsulum: the mesonotum before the scutellum, with the wing sockets: also, specifically, the meso-scutellum.