paraglossa

paraglossa

(ˌpærəˈɡlɒsə)
n, pl -ssae (-siː)
(Zoology) entomol the outer lobe of the lingua or labium of certain insects
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Chironomids were identified by their head capsules, antennae, mandibles, ligula, paraglossa, and posterior regions.
howardi have a prolonged tongue ('X = 3,74 mm, SD = 0,25 mm; Maximum = 4,37mm, Minimum = 3,29 mm, n = 82), retractile proboscis, and reduced paraglossa.