from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a membranous appendage between the claws of certain insects, corresponding to the onychium or spurious claw of other species.
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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.
Coleoptera; the bifid pseudotarsi between the claws: used also as = pulvillus; and see arolium, onychium, palmula, paronychium, plantula, pseudonychium and pulvillus.
d idem difleftum cum contenta plantula & ele - vata calyptra.
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