clavate

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cla·vate

(klā'vāt),
Club-shaped.
[L. clava, a club]

clavate

(klā′vāt′)
adj. Biology
Having one end thickened; club-shaped: clavate antennae.

cla′vate′ly adv.

clavate

(of plant or animal structures) club-shaped.

clavate

club-shaped, as in the microconidia of Microsporum nanum.
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Tarsus of palp with bands of claviform trichobothria dorsally.
8 cm long, extrafloral nectaries 1, ovoid, claviform and fusiform, sessile or shortly stipitate, located between the proximal pair of leaflets, 1.
1cm long; extrafloral nectaries 1, oblong, obovoid, globose or claviform, sessile or short stipitate, located between the proximal pair of leaflets, 1-1.
longifurcata); hypandrium narrow; pregonites and postgonites each in form of a pair of asymmetrical subuliform processes; phallus with a trapeziform sclerite in ventral view; phallapodeme claviform, slightly broad.
Forewings mostly brown or reddish brown, with a silvery streak or not over a claviform stigma and with a complex vesica (subgenus Macdunnoughia) 2 --.
English diagnosis: brown greyish; forewing with basal line brown bordered with white and brown; claviform slightly triangled, annuli dark brown more lighted in the middle; orbicular normal and white; post median line serrated; subterminal area whitish irrorated with dark brown; subterminal line brown; hindwings dark brown, discal dark brown as an arrow head.
is shaped like an inverted trapeze; it has a pair of claviform lateral lobes, which are separated at the base.
This genus is characterized by 3 pairs of anterior setae on the mesonotum (A2, A3, A4) and four pairs on the metanotum (A2, A3, A4, A5), sensillum t1 on foretarsus claviform, sensillum b' absent, calyx of maxillary gland smooth and with a helmet-like dorsal appendix, striate band on abdominal segment VIII well developed, and sternite VIII with four setae.
All femora are claviform and dentate internally; the internal margin of each tibia is strongly sinuate, meso- and the hindtibia is angulate or toothed on the outer edge towards the apex; tarsal claws are cleft, and subapproximate at the base.
1C), with a very convex frons, short antennae, pointed apical segment, siphunculi varying in shape and size and short or very short, blunt claviform or flabelliform setae.