Sentence Examples


  • Summit of spire heterostrophic; a projection, the mentum, between head and foot; operculum present.
  • The fused cardines form a broad basal plate (sub-mentum) and the stipites a smaller plate (mentum) - see fig.
  • E, First maxilla; a, cardo; b, stipes; c, galea; d, lacinia; e, palp. B, Second maxillae (Labium); a, mentum; b, ligula (between the two galeae); c, c, palps.
  • A, mandible; b, c, palp and lacinia of first maxilla; d, e, g, h, mentum, palp, fused laciniae (ligula or "tongue") and galea of 2nd maxillae.