Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An appendage of the tarsus of some insects, as the Trichoptera, or caddis-flies.

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Examples

  • Diptera; see empodium: a more or less retractile process on the feet of some beetles: in Hymenoptera, the apical tarsal joint bearing the claws: see also arolium and pulvillus.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Plantula: a lobe of the divided tarsal pulvillus; one of the soles or climbing cushions of the foot: see arolium; pulviglus.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Coleoptera; the bifid pseudotarsi between the claws: used also as = pulvillus; and see arolium, onychium, palmula, paronychium, plantula, pseudonychium and pulvillus.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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