cibarium

cibarium

[sə′bar·ē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
In insects, the space anterior to the mouth cavity in which food is chewed.
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Sand flies of the genus Phlebotomus can often be distinguished from those within Sergentomyia by the Cibarium.
28, bsc) deep brown-black in area of ventral plate, but becoming markedly paler posteriad to dorsal bridge of dorsal cornu and posterior and lateral regions of the ventral cornu, here weakly sclerotized, in region of cibarium with series of posteriorly-directed lines or ridges.
Fragments of guano are also present in the cibarium of cephaloskeletons removed from puparia (e.
Heads of samples were excised and mounted using gum chloral on slides upside-down so as to expose the cibarium and pharynx.
Reductions in blood flow rate due to colonization of the pharynx and cibarium by Leishmania (33) could also make feeding on chickens preferable for infected sand flies, further favoring zooprophylaxis of ZVL.
The mature larva has a closed cibarium and cranial meatuses.
basilaris that is directly related to extra-oral digestion with an emphasis on the morphology of mandibles, the cibarium, and cibarial meatuses.
Internally and medially, there is well-defined, transverse, and sclerotized cibarium with the mouth in its posterior wall.
03 mm) bell-shaped with broadly rounded anterior margin between prominent lateral lobes, lamelliform sensilla with sub-marginal origin; labrum extending from anterior frontoclypeal margin into cibarium, rectangular posteriorly; ocelli arranged in a circle, ocularia bordered with hair-like sensilla, temporal spine series extending from near origin of cervical region anteroventrally on a line running below ocularia; antenna uniramous, length x = 0.