gonostyle

gonostyle

[′gän·ə‚stīl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Gonapophysis of dipteran insects.
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Etymology: The specific name was initially proposed by Brian Stuckenberg, the gonostyle of the male terminalia being shaped like a crab claw.
Gonocoxite well developed, distal end somewhat truncate (lateral view) and broadly bifurcate (ventral view); gonostyle well developed, curved toward epandrium (lateral view).