haustellum definition

  • noun:
    • A portion for the proboscis this is certainly adapted as a sucking organ in lots of bugs.
    • A sucking organ, in the form of a proboscis, in many pests and crustaceans
    • The drawing proboscis of various bugs. See lepidoptera, and diptera.
    • The sucking-organ of an insect or a crustacean; a suctorial proboscis.

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