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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Female: Cibarium with four radiated triangular horizontal teeth, an irregular row of small vertical teeth, and complete arch; spermathecal individual ducts shorter than 4 times the length of the furca stem; spermatheca broader than long, spherical, without annulations, narrowest than spermathecal common duct (Ibanez-Bernal 2003).
Female: Cibarium with four evenly disposed horizontal teeth, an irregular row of small vertical teeth, and without patches of lateral teeth; spermathecal ducts thin, no more than 0.
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.
Six subgenera of the genus Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus, Paraphlebotomus, Synphlebotomus, Euphlebotomus, Adlerius, Larroussius) and more than 90 species were identified depending on morphological criteria including terminal genitalia of males and internal structures of females, such as spermatheca and cibarium and also pharynx in the head region (Belkaid et al.
Of the collected specimens 178 were identified belonging to genus Phlebotomus, where all individuals were characterized by having hairs with round sockets, unarmed cibarium and male style carrying four to five spines.
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.