Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Mouth Beard

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4711

In robber flies (Asilidae), the prominent tuft of hairs at the front of the head. This is also called the mystax.

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