Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3777

The excrement of insects produced by the digestive system and passed out the anus. It is also known as excreta. When it is mixed with an abundance of indigestable plant fragments it is commonly called frass.


 Alimentary Canal


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