onisciform

onisciform

[ä′nis·ə‚fȯrm]
(invertebrate zoology)
Ovate and slightly flattened.
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Miami blue larvae have an onisciform or sluglike shape typical of ant-tended lycaenids and have prominent ant-associated organs for communicating with and provisioning ant guards beginning in the third instar (Saarinen & Daniels 2006).