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Anal plate

anal plate

anal plate n.
The anal portion of the cloacal plate.
Historical Examples

anal plate: in caterpillars, the shield-like covering of the dorsum of the last segment: in the embryonic larva the 11th tergite.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith


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