Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Idiosoma

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1571

Main portion of the body of  Acarina, being subdivided into the podosoma (bearing the walking legs and the genital pore) and the opisthosoma. The latter is the region posterior to the leg coxae and the anal aperture.

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