Definición de tegula en inglés:


Saltos de línea: teg¦ula
Pronunciación: /ˈtɛgjʊlə

sustantivo (plural tegulae /-liː/)

  • A small scale-like sclerite covering the base of the forewing in many insects.
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    • They both have bifoliate pseudobulbs that are separated by a long rhizome covered by coriaceous bracts, a pollinarium of Type 1 composed of a liguliform tegula, with conspicuous resin or wax-like rewards at the lip surface.
    • With pollinarium removed, exposing the scar left after the removal of the tegula.
    • With the wing in the open-position a membrane fold touches the tegula.


early 19th century: from Latin, literally 'tile', from tegere 'to cover'.

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