submentum

submentum

(sʌbˈmɛntəm)
n
the base of an insect's lip
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edu/fcla/entomologist/browse Lateral view of male palm weevil head Palmetto weevil Rhynchophorus cruentatus Red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus American palm weevil Rhynchophorus palmarum Ventral view of weevil head of both sexes Submentum with straight subgenal sutures Submentum with concave subgenal sutures Submentum with very narrow subgenal sutures and sculpturing between antennal scrobes
0 times as long as article 2; submentum with 1 pair of setae; mentum with 2 pairs of setae and 1 pair of campaniform sensilla; prementum with 2 pairs of setae and 1 pair of campaniform sensilla.