haustellum


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haustellum

[hȯ′stel·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A proboscis modified for sucking.
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1) Haustellum recurvirostris (Broderip, 1833) Chicoreus brassica (Lamarck, 1822) 0.
25* as wide as high; arista plumose only on dorsal surface; palpus spatulate, slightly narrowed in basal 1/4 to 1/2 reaching tip of haustellum when proboscis flexed; presternum setulose; proepisternal depression and postalar wall bare; prealar seta differentiated or vestigial; lower calypter ca 2x as long as upper calypter.