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- n. perionychium
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a bristle-like organ on the onychium, between the ungues or terminal claws of the foot: there may be one or more to each tarsus.
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Coleoptera; the bifid pseudotarsi between the claws: used also as = pulvillus; and see arolium, onychium, palmula, paronychium, plantula, pseudonychium and pulvillus.
Arolium - ia: cushion-like pads on the tarsi of many insects: one of the lobes of the pulvillus; in Orthoptera, used only for the terminal pad between the claws: see empodium; pulvillus; palmula; plantula; onychium, paronychium, pseudonychium.
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