from The Century Dictionary.

  • About the genitalia: as, the circumgenital glands of the Coccidæ, a series of grouped glands which open in the anal plate of female diaspine scale-insects about the genital opening.


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  • Coccidae, a more or less circular opening on the dorsal surface of the pygidium, varying in location as regards the circumgenital gland orifices: = anal orifice.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith


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