The thickened and leathery forewing in the insect orders Orthoptera and Dictyoptera.
; plural Tegmina
. [ Latin , from tegere
, to cover.] 1.
A tegument or covering. 2. (Botany)
The inner layer of the coating of a seed, usually thin and delicate; the endopleura. 3. (Zoology)
One of the el...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/20
(teg´mәn) Latin word meaning a covering structure or roof; a term used in anatomy. tegmen tympani the thin layer of bone that forms the roof of the tympanic cavity, separating it from the cranial cavity.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A tegument or covering. • (n.) One of the elytra of an insect, especially of certain Orthoptera. • (n.) Same as Tectrices. • (n.) The inner layer of the coating of a seed, usually thin and delicate; the endopleura.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/tegmen/
Type: Term Pronunciation: teg′men, -mi-nis, -mi-nă Definitions: 1. A structure that covers or roofs over a part.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=89909
Latin = covering (cf. integument = the skin).Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
A tegmen (plural: tegmina) designates the modified leathery front wing on an insect particularly in the orders Dermaptera (earwigs), Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets and similar families), Mantodea (praying mantis), Phasmatodea (stick and leaf insects) and Blattodea (cockroaches). ==The nature of tegmina== The term tegmen refers to a miscellaneo...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tegmen
The leathery forewing of a grasshopper or similar insect, such as a cockroachFound on http://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/efauna/InsectGlossary.html
Thickened or leathery front wing (plural = tegmina)Found on http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/choate/insectclass/glossary_terms.htm
(plural tegmina) The leathery forewing of a grasshopper or similar insect, such as a cockroachFound on http://www.earthlife.net/insects/glossary.html
covering or shellFound on http://phrontistery.info/t.html
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