Definition of Scutellum. Meaning of Scutellum. Synonyms of Scutellum

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Definition of Scutellum

Scutellum
Scutellum Scu*tel"lum, n.; pl. Scutella. [NL., neut. dim. of L. scutum a shield.] 1. (Bot.) A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain lichens. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum; a scutella. See Thorax. (b) One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of birds; a scutella.

Meaning of Scutellum from wikipedia

- Scutellum may refer to: Scutellum (insect anatomy), a term used in the anatomy of arthropods Scutellum (botany), a term used in the morphology of gr****es...
- The scutellum is part of the structure of a barley and rice seed—the modified seed leaf. The scutellum (from the Latin scutella meaning "small shield")...
- was coined because of its resemblance to the shape of the scutum and scutellum in some insects, such as beetles in the subfamily Cetoniinae. Unofficially...
- The scutellum is the posterior portion of either the mesonotum or the metanotum of an insect thorax; however, it is used almost exclusively in the former...
- running from neck to scutellum More than 20 pronotal punctures along the approximate midline, running from neck to scutellum Scutellar elevations relatively...
- 1932) Dendrofissurella scutellum scutellum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonyms : Patella scutellum, Gmelin, 1791; Fissurella scutellum, Krauss, 1848; Megatebennus...
- a metallic structurally coloured green and a distinct V-shaped scutellum. The scutellum is the small V-shaped area between the wing cases; it may show...
- Scutellum was a genus of trilobite in the family Styginidae. They lived during the Devonian Period and are most often found in the Atlas Mountain area...
- running from neck to scutellum Less than 20 pronotal punctures along the approximate midline, running from neck to scutellum Scutellar elevations relatively...
- enlarged posterior portion of the mesonotum, called the scutellum; in the Coleoptera, the scutellum may or may not be visible, usually as a small triangular...
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