Occipital cilia see ocular seta

occipital condyles (ARTHRO: Insecta) A projection on either lateral margin of the postocciput with which the cephaliger of a cervical sclerite articulates; cervical condyle.

occipital foramen (ARTHRO: Insecta) The posterior opening of the head into the cervix; neck foramen. see foramen magnum.

occipital ganglion (ARTHRO: Insecta) A single or paired post-cerebral ganglion.

occipitalia n.pl. [L. occiput, back of the head] (GNATHO) An unpaired row of dorsal cilia on the head.

occipital margin (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Mallophaga, the posterior margin of the head.

occipital notch (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Conchostraca, the angulated indentation at the ear of the cephalon.

occipital suture (ARTHRO: Insecta) A transverse suture some times present on the back of the head that separates the vertex from the occiput dorsally and the genae from the postgenae laterally.

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