Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Mouth Hooks

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4713

In larvae of the higher Diptera, the mandible-like feeding structures located at the oral cavity.

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