Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Foramen Magnum

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3863
The opening in the posterior surface of the head (Fig. 78) that allows passage of organs (e.g., the alimentary and circulatory organs) that extend from the head into the thorax.
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