dististylus

dististylus
n.; pl. -li [L. distare, to stand apart; Gr. stylos, pillar]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Culicidae, the distal segment of the gonopods; clasp filament.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • basistylus — n. [Gr. basis, base; stylos, pillar] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. In Diptera, the basal segment of the gonopods. 2. In Protura, the basal part of the stylus; see dististylus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • clasp filament — see dististylus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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