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pygidium

Hairy Flower Scarab - Trichiotinus bibens Emerald Flower Scarab - Trichiotinus lunulatus Furry scarab, posterior view - Trichiotinus piger Delta Flower Scarab - Trigonopeltastes delta - male Which Valgus species? - Valgus canaliculatus - male Epeolus scutellaris - male Timulla - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (P)
No Taxon pygidium
Explanation of Names
From Greek pygidion, diminutive from of puge, the rump, buttocks.
Identification
pygidium noun, plural pygidia - the last dorsal segment of the abdomen. Prominent in many beetles, but of course, also distinctive in other groups.
pygidial adjective.
See Also
Print References
Gordh, A Dictionary of Entomology, p. 757 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.