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  • The Thysanoptera, small insects with firmly chitinized cuticle, are recognized by the combination of imperfectly suctorial jaws - the mandibles acting as piercers and maxillae retaining their palps (see fig.
  • 2) on the h, Second maxillae, forming laextreme front of the head; they bium.
  • Behind the mouth the two maxillae of the second pair are intimately associated to form the labium (fig.
  • The maxillae of the first pair (fig.
  • Hinds believe that the paired piercers are the inner lobes of the maxillae, and the unpaired piercer the left mandible, the right mandible being absent.

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