An anterior region bears, besides the proboscis , three or four pairs of appendages, including the first pair of walking legs.
Its proboscis , which looks like a nose but is actually the longest mouthpart of any known fly, protrudes as much as four inches from its head - five times the length of its bee-size body.
A big bull elephant seal had been lying there sleeping when another cruised up like a submarine, inflating its huge proboscis and blowing bad breath in a deep growl.
An extraordinary sculpted figure created by a dancer walking backwards on all fours, with a bulbous proboscis at one end and a long tail at the other, may be a lizard; I wasn't sure.
Echiurans have an extensible proboscis and a set of small hooks at the posterior end; hence the Latin name of the phylum, ‘spine-tails.’
Phylum Nemertea contains about 1,150 species of unsegmented worms that possess an eversible proboscis contained in a fluid-filled cavity or rhynchocoel.
In addition to the thorny proboscis , acanthocephalans are distinguished morphologically as cylindrical and unsegmented worms.
All tapirs have a short, fleshy proboscis formed by the snout and upper lips.
Next, it extends its proboscis , a beak neatly folded under its head, and pierces the skin of its victim.
In even more advanced forms the proboscis rhythmically moved from one side of the trail to another.