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Definition of Tergite

Tergite
Tergite Ter"gite, n. (Zo["o]l.) The dorsal portion of an arthromere or somite of an articulate animal. See Illust. under Coleoptera.

Meaning of Tergite from wikipedia

- abdominal tergites are rubbed together to produce sound. This process is known as abdominal telescoping. Abdominal tergum (divided into several tergites) of...
- mismatch between body segments and dorsal plates (tergites) is the cause for this centipede's rigid body. Tergites 10 and 11 are not fully developed and segment...
- invertebrates. Megarachne also possessed a large and circular second opisthosomal tergite (the second dorsal segment of the abdomen), the function of which remains...
- legs). In spiders, the sternum is the ventral part of the cephalothorax. Tergite W. Patrick McCafferty (1983). "Identifying aquatic insects". Aquatic Entomology:...
- and had segmented abdomens (opisthosoma), with the dorsal exoskeleton (tergites) across the backs of the animals' abdomens, which were characteristically...
- the head. In arachnids, the carapace is formed by the fusion of prosomal tergites into a single plate which carries the eyes, ocularium, ozopores (a pair...
- narrow tail-like abdomen, with 3 prothoracic tergites, 5 opisthothoracic tergites and 7 abdominal tergites, it also possesses a row of spines running down...
- of the opisthosoma, each covered dorsally by a sclerotised plate, its tergite. Ventrally, somites 3 to 7 are armored with matching plates called sternites...
- each tergite to overshadow the following by about a fifth of its length. The tergites 1–5 all had about the same width, the following tergites have been...
- pleon is flattened and strongly bent, in dorsal view completely hiding the tergites of the fourth pleonal segment , and partially or completely covers the...
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