Notodeltidium see chilidium

notodont a. [Gr. notos, back; odous, tooth] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Pertaining to larval Notodontidae with a variously humped dorsal surface.

Notogaea n. [Gr. notos, back; ge, earth] The zoogeographical area including Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Ocean Islands regions.

notogaster n. [Gr. noton, back; gaster, belly] (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) The posterior dorsal opisthosomatal shield.

notonectal a. [Gr. notos, back; nektos, swimming] Swimming on the back.

notopleura; sing. notopleuron [Gr. notos, back; pleu-ron, side] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Diptera, a sometimes sunken, triangular area on the thoracic dorsum, at the lateral end of the transverse suture, behind the humerus. notopleural a.

notopleural bristles (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Diptera, bristles located in a small triangular area, one on each corner of the notum just above the anepisternum or mesopleura; between the humeral callus and wing base.

notopleural suture (ARTHRO: Insecta) A suture between the notum and the pleural sclerites.

notopodium n. [Gr. notos, back; pous, foot] (ANN: Polychaeta) The dorsal or upper division of the parapodium, supported internally by one or more chitinous rods, or aciculae.

notopterale n. [Gr. notos, back; pteron, wing] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The first axillary sclerite of a wing.

notoseta n. [Gr. notos, back; L. seta, bristle] (ANN) Seta originating on the notopodium.

nototheca n. [Gr. notos, back; theke, case] (ARTHRO: Insecta) That region of a pupa covering the dorsal surface of the abdomen.

notothyrium n. [Gr. notos, back; thyrion, door] (BRACHIO) The triangular notch in the dorsal valve, when present, open to the hinge line facilitating pedicle exit, usually closed off from the hinge plate by the chilidium. see delthyrium.

notum n. [Gr. notos, back] 1. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) The shrimplike decapod posterior part of the dorsal carapace. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) The dorsal surface of a body segment, particularly of the thoracic segment. notal a.

nucha n. [ML. nucha, neck] The upper surface of the neck connecting the head and thorax. nuchal a.

nuchal caruncle (ANN) A sensory organ on the prostomium, or extending posteriorly in the form of a ciliated ridge or groove.

nuchal cavity (MOLL: Gastropoda) In Patellacea, the enlarged portion of the pallial cavity above the head.

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