omphalian

omphalian
adj. [Gr. omphalos, the navel]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Referring to the orifice (excluding ostiole) of the metathoracic scent gland of Heteroptera as median and unpaired.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • diastomian — adj. [Gr. dia, through; stoma, mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Pertaining to the orifice, (excluding ostiole), of the metathoracic scent gland of Heteroptera, consisting of a pair of relatively widely spaced openings; see omphalian …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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