Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

File

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3801

A file-like ridge on the underside of the tegmina, near the base. The file is part of the stridulating mechanism in katydids and crickets.

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