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epiproct

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (E)
No Taxon epiproct
Explanation of Names
From Greek, epi upon, plus proctos, rectum (Internet searches).
Identification
epiproct - a single appendage projecting upward (dorsally) from the tenth abdominal segment, especially prominent in dragonflies, but much reduced in damselflies.

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See Also
epiproct
Internet References
Odonata Central: glossary