Definition of Submentum. Meaning of Submentum. Synonyms of Submentum

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Definition of Submentum

Submentum
Submentum Sub*men"tum, n.; pl. Submenta. [NL. See Sub-, and Mentum.] (Zo["o]l.) The basal part of the labium of insects. It bears the mentum.

Meaning of Submentum from wikipedia

- cibarium, and its broad basal portion is divided into regions called the submentum, which is the proximal part, the mentum in the middle, and the prementum...
- (silverfish) the two maxillae are not completely fused. It consists of a basal submentum, which connects with the prementum through a narrow sclerite, the mentum...
- without hairs or scales. gula ventral head sclerite which supports the submentum helminthophagy feeding on worms cl****ified with helminths (including parasitoids...
- morphology, because they have the prosternal skin attached to the base of the submentum, rather than with the gula such as all other Cerambycidae. For nearly...
- segment, is called the postmentum. This may be subdivided into a proximal submentum and a distal mentum. Distal to the postmentum, and equivalent to the fused...
- process and generally with 4–8 setose (setiferous) punctures along the submentum sclerite; labial palpi with setae on the penultimate segment; terminal...
- sclerotised and fused with the opposite palpifer to form a complete ring. The submentum is entirely membranous. The dorsal surface of the first body segment (pronotum)...
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