epipleuron

noun
epi·​pleuron | \ "+ \
plural epipleura

Definition of epipleuron

: a part of the outer margin of an elytron of a beetle turned down on the side of the thorax and abdomen

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History and Etymology for epipleuron

New Latin, from epi- + pleuron

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“Epipleuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epipleuron. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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