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connexivum

Ambush Bug on Rudbeckia - Phymata americana Acanthocephala confraterna? - Acanthocephala Leptoglossus oppositus Aradus? - Aradus acutus Microtomus luctuosus (Stål) - Microtomus luctuosus Corsair Assassin Bug - Rasahus??? - Rasahus biguttatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (C)
No Taxon connexivum
Explanation of Names
From Latin connexus, past participle of connecto, to join.
Identification
connexivum noun - the flat, reflexed or vertical border of the abdomen, to be seen in the Heteroptera. It is caused by sections of the abdomen enlarging to form a lateral margin. In many groups, the connexivum is banded or spotted along the margins.
Print References
Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology (1) (C entries)