poison glands


poison glands
1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
a. In Apocritan Hymenoptera, modified accessory reproductive glands associated with the ovipositor or sting. b. In Lepidoptera larvae, epidermal glands associated with setae or spines.
2. (MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda)
The posterior salivary glands.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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