Scolops see scolopale

scolus n.; pl. scoli [Gr. skolos, pointed object] 1. Thorny processes of the body-wall. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) a. In Coleoptera, long branched projection of coccinellid beetles. b. In Lepidoptera, characteristic of nymphalid and saturniid larvae; sphingid larvae also have a similar process in the anal horn.

scolytoid larva (ARTHRO: Insecta) A fleshy larva resembling the larva of scolytid beetles.

scopa n.; pl. -ae [L. scopa, broom] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Hy-menoptera, special hairs (pollen brush) or modified to form a corbicula (pollen basket). scopate a.

scopiform a. [L. scopa, broom; forma, shape] Formed like a brush.

scopula n.; pl. -ae [L. dim. scopa, broom] A small, dense tuft of hair; scopa.

scopules n.pl. [L. dim. scopa, broom] (PORIF) Sceptrules with few spines arranged in a regular cluster.

scopuliferous, scopuliform a. [L. dim. scopa, broom] Brushlike.

scopulipedes a. [L. dim. scopa, broom; pes, foot] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, bees with pollen gathering structures on the feet.

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