Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3868
The anterior region of the gut, consisting of the buccal cavity, pharynx, esophagus and crop, and terminating with the proventriculus (Fig. 81), which controls passage of food into the midgut.
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