gnathochilarium

gnathochilarium

[‚nā·thō‚kī′lar·ē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The lower lip of certain arthropods; thought to be fused maxillae.
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Lateral extension of palps of gnathochilarium shorter than in Synxenidae (Conde & Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin 2008).
Pseudoarticulated sensilla on the outer palps of the gnathochilarium are more numerous (15 or 16) than in the other species in the genus (Nguyen DuyJacquemin 2003).
Palps of gnathochilarium with well-developed lateral extensions (Conde & Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin 2008).
Head: Presbasilare of gnathochilarium incised (Fig.
A new genus of Penicillata from Southern Africa with pseudoarticulated sensilla on the palpi of the gnathochilarium (Diplopoda: Polyxenida: Polyxenidae).