mastax


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mastax

[′ma‚staks]
(invertebrate zoology)
The muscular pharynx in rotifers.
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Bombardier beetles range in size from 2.0 mm overall length (Mastax) to 30 mm in length (Aptinomorphus) and can be found all over the world, from the United States and Mexico to Australia (Erwin 1970).
Mastax with fulcrum conical, short; rami with complex dentition.