Lateral apodeme see endopleurite

lateral bar (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Acrothoracica, one of a pair of external chitinous thickenings, extending from the ap-ertural thickenings medially down each side of the mantle sac.

lateral carina (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Conchostraca, a narrow ridge on the side margin of the carapace.

lateral cilia (MOLL: Polyplacophora) Cilia on the flat surfaces of the leaflets of the ctenidia.

lateral comb (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Diptera, lateral spines or scales on the eighth abdominal segment of mosquito larvae.

lateral commissures 1. (ANN) Commissural blood vessels. 2. (NEMATA) Dorso- or ventro-lateral nerves connecting ganglia and major dorsal or ventral nerves.

lateral cups (ARTHRO: Crustacea) Paired elements of the nau-plius eye; absent in malacostracans.

lateral denticle (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Stomatopoda, small projection at the base of each lateral tooth on the terminal abdominal segment.

lateral facials (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Diptera, one or more bristles on each side of the face below and toward the eye.

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