cryptocephalus


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cryptocephalus

 [krip″to-sef´ah-lus]
1. a developmental anomaly in which the head is inconspicuous.
2. a malformed fetus with this deformity.

cryptocephalus

(krĭp″tō-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [″ + kephale, head]
A congenital deformity in which the head is inapparent.
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(1968) A review of the genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera).
Of the six specific species they listed, three occurred in our study area, and representatives of all of the other genera, except Cryptocephalus (Chrysomelidae), also occurred on or around Point Clear Island.
4); en cambio, Cryptocephalus trizonatus y Diplacaspis prosternalis se presentaron unicamente a 540 msnm (Cuadro 1).