into the pupae of particular species of butterfly, a hook-shaped protuberance from rear of the chrysalis casing, by which the caterpillar fixes itself into the pad of silk this has cemented towards underside of a perch.
A thin muscle mass which serves to attract up the testicle.
The apex of the last abdominal portion of an insect.
The muscle associated with spermatic cord; the suspensory muscle of testicle, comprising a number of fibers based on the interior oblique muscle regarding the stomach, and unhappy in loops upon the cord.
In entomology, a name given by Kirby to little hook-like processes on the posterior extremity of many lepidopterous pupæ, by which they suspend themselves during pupation; hence, the tip of the abdomen of the pupa of any insect which undergoes complete metamorphosis, serving for the attachment of the pupa.
A hook for holding a pot or any other vossel over a fire.
In marsupials a muscle which compresses the mammary gland and causes the milk down the gullet associated with the younger while in the pouch.