• Definition for "mesoscutum"
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mesoscutum definition

  • noun:
    • The scutum or dorsal plate of the middle thoracic part of an insect.
    • The scutum or dorsal plate of the center thoracic segment of an insect. See Illust. of butterfly.
    • In entomology, the scutum regarding the mesonotum; the scutal sclerite associated with mesothorax.
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