Scaphium

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scaphium skā′fi-um the keel of papilionaceous flowers: a genus of coleopterous insects.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. skaphion, a basin.

Usage

In literature:

Scaphium: a ventral process of the 10th abdominal segment in male Lepidoptera below the uncus.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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