clypeopalatum n. [L. clypeus, shield; palatum, roof of the mouth] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A division of the palatum of Culi-cidae, formed by the ventral surface of the clypeus; the roof of the cibarium. see labropalatum.
clypeus n. [L. clypeus, shield] 1. (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) The anterior tagma between eyes and cheliceral bases in arachnids. 2. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) That part of the head bearing the labrum. 3. (ARTHRO: Insecta) The sclerite on the lower part of the face, usually separated from the frons by an epistomal sulcus or suture, and maybe divided into an anteclypeus and a postclypeus. 4. (brachio) That part of the cephalon bearing the labrum; a plate situated an-teromedially on the head formed by fusion of basal segments of the antennae.
clypofrons n. [L. clypeus, shield; frons, front] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The transverse groove delimiting the clypeus from the frons.
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