Sentence Examples

  • Hinds believe that the paired piercers are the inner lobes of the maxillae, and the unpaired piercer the left mandible, the right mandible being absent.
  • 2, IV) in which the slender piercers (mandibles and first maxillae) work to and fro.
  • First maxillae also modified as piercers; maxillae of both pairs with distinct palps.
  • Mandibles and first maxillae modified as piercers; second maxillae fused to form a jointed, grooved rostrum.
  • Within the groove of the rostrum two pairs of slender piercers - often barbed at the tip - work to and fro.

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