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palp

[palp]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various sensory, usually fleshy appendages near the oral aperture of certain invertebrates.
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Thus, our goal was to describe the external morphology, abundance, and distribution of antennal, labial and maxillary palpal sensilla of 4 mole cricket species (S.
Morphology and homologous features in the male palpal organ in Pisauridae and other spider families, with notes on the taxonomy of Pisauridae (Arachnida: Araneae).
Palpal organ as in Figs 34-38; patellar apophysis long, dorsal tibial apophysis pointed; base of embolus located prolaterally, below tip of bulb; embolus turned on bulb, perpendicular to longitudinal axis of palp, slightly curved (Fig.
The sparse behavioral data suggest that copulating males typically first produce a mating plug consisting of the distal two palpal sclerites stuck in the female reproductive apparatus (epigynum), thereby preventing additional access to the used female copulatory opening by rival males.
My favorite tautonyms are the 'accidental' repeaters, words such as TESTES, PALPAL, VALVAL, SESSES and the lovely HOTSHOTS that are 'visual' but not 'aural' doubles.
Fifty characters were found to be informative and include 20 somatic characters, 13 male palpal characters, 11 female epiginal characters and 6 male secondary sexual characters.
For scanning electron microscopy palpal brushes were sputtered with gold and viewed from various directions in a Zeiss DSM 950.
LM lanolin / manomin LP lolled / popped LS longfelt / songfest LV sally / savvy LY Lolo / Yo-yo LN foldless / fondness LR colonel / coroner LT libel / Tibet LW palpal / pawpaw LZ Lilith / zizith
Palpal spination: femora do 0-1-1, vt 1-1-1-1; patellae pl 1, do 1 (bristle); tibiae pl 1-1-0.
Palpus with slight apical dilation, no more than twice the palpal base width (Fig.
According to Gray (1995), palpal characters of the genus show some resemblance to those of the filistatine genera but relationships of Microfilistata remain unresolved.
Pedipalps brown; palpal tibia with apical retrolateral denticles, tibial apophysis hidden in cymbial groove, sickle-shaped with small cog (Figs 38-40); embolus long, encircling bulb twice, with broad pars pen dula (Fig.