laticorn trumpet

laticorn trumpet
In Diptera, a respiratory structure of mosquito pupae bearing the longest axis transverse to the stem, frequently with a secondary cleft in the pinna opposite the meatal cleft, less wide-mouthed than the angusticorn type, but with an elaborate lobe (tragus) on the rim of the pinna; see angusticorn trumpet.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • trumpet — n. [OF. trompe, trumpet] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, paired, usually movable respiratory structures, located on the dorsal portion of the cephalothorax of culicid pupae; see laticorn trumpet, angusticorn trumpet …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tragus — n. [Gr. tragos, goat] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, a somewhat elaborate lobe on the rim of the pinna of a laticorn trumpet of some culicid pupae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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