phragma

phragma

one of the parts of the insect skeleton projecting inwards in the dorsal region, which serves for the attachment of muscles and other organs.
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Abbreviations: ant = antenna; ant sp = anterior spiracle; cph sg = cephalic segment; db = dorsal bridge; dc = dorsal cornu; esph = esophagus; hyphar = hypopharyngeal sclerite; lab = labrum; lab scl = labial sclerite; lat scl = lateral sclerite; md = mandible; mx plp = maxillary palpus; ocl dp = ocular depression; sal scl = salivary duct sclerite; tnt phgm = tentorial phragma; v corn = ventral cornu.
bellicosus (crustacean), Luidia phragma (echinoderm), Ascidia interrupta (ascidian), Penaeus californiensis (crustacean), Sicyonia penicillata (crustacean), Loliopsis diomedae (mollusc), Obelia plicata (cnidarian), Astropecten armatus (echinoderm), and Argopecten circularis (mollusc; Felix-Pico and Garcia-Dominguez 1993).
De las 12 especies de asteroideos recolectados durante tres campanas oceanograficas con arrastre de red y dragado (Caso 1994), ocho fueron reportadas en las afueras de Punta San Marcial al sur de la Bahia de Loreto: Luidia phragma, Linckia columbiae, Astropecten armatus, Tethyaster canaliculatus, Amphiaster insignis, Narcissia gracilis, Nidorellia armata y Oreaster occidentalis (actualmente Pentaceraster cuminigi).