Glossary beginning with F

Morphology and character evolution in Milichiidae
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Female ovipositor

The ovipositor of acalyptrate flies consists of segments 6 to 8 and paired cerci, the latter being appendages of segment 11

Female reproductive system

Internal, abdominal structures used for reproduction


Segment of leg between trochanter and tibia

Frontal plate

Secondarily widened, strongly sclerotised plate at anterior half of lateral side of postfrons next to compound eye

Frontal seta

Seta on frontal plate

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith