Sentence Examples with the word Piercer

In bugs and aphids the lacinia is a slender needle-like piercer (fig.

In many bloodsucking flies, for example, the galea is absent, while the lacinia becomes a strong knife-like piercer and the palp is well developed.

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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C. Borner has stated that the unpaired piercer is attached directly to the base of the left maxilla.