epicranium

NOUN
  1. the muscle and aponeurosis and skin covering the cranium
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  • Epicranium: the upper part of the head from the front to the neck: often used to include front, vertex and genae: = calva. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • That portion of the epicranium which lies immediately behind the frons and between the compound eyes is termed the vertex.
  • The clypeus, however, is merged with the epicranium, and the usual suture between them does not appear distinctly in after life, though its place is seen in figure 167 to be indicated by a slight indentation. Our Common Insects A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests, Gardens and Houses
  • That portion of the epicranium which lies immediately behind the frons and between the compound eyes is termed the vertex.
  • Mr.C. C.oke in Mammoth C.ve, while Humbert has described in a French scientific journal a species of J.pyx (J. Saussurii) from Mexico.] [Footnote 10: The direct homology of these parts of the head (the occiput and the epicranium) with Perla, Forficula, etc., seems to me the best evidence we could have that the Podur√¶ are not an independent group. Our Common Insects A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests, Gardens and Houses
  • Clypeal suture: marks the division between clypeus and epicranium. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Calva: a skull-cap: = epicranium, q.v. Calx: the distal end of the tibia; the curving basal portion of the first tarsal joint. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Epicranial plate: in some larvae a plate-like structure forming the epicranium. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Epicranial: relating or pertaining to the epicranium. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Clypeal suture: marks the division between clypeus and epicranium. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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