harpago

harpago

[′här·pə‚gō]
(invertebrate zoology)
Part of the clasper on the copulatory organ of certain male insects.
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The male genitalia present a pair of harpago; with a horn like structure on its basal part and the presence of abundant setae resembling a brush on its superior part.