Word of the day: Hypognathous

(The word of the day is taken from the Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology)

Hypognathous, having the head vertical and the mouth directed ventrad, e.g., most exophagous Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera larvae

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Posted on June 27, 2012, in Acronicta, Acronictinae, Invertebrates, Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Word of the day. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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