opisthosoma


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opisthosoma

the posterior part of the main body in arachnids.
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Furthermore, the cuticle on the dorsal opisthosoma between setae e1-e1 to h1-h1 is without strong chevrons, usually with more or less transverse folds in B.
PJ 3419, 3420): patches or spots in front of spinnerets or patterning on lateral opisthosoma may be absent.
Published descriptions of ParahughmiUeria indicate that the opisthosoma is widest at tergite 3 (Braddy 2000; Stormer 1973).
The main characters responsible by this ordination referred to: legs (segment or setae lengths), prodorsal shield (scapular setae length), and opisthosoma (position of ventral setae; number of ventral rings and setae length).
indentations and abrasions on the dorsal surface of the opisthosoma resulting from the attached male) were categorized as mature.
Yet even when raised in the lab, the New Mexican strain overall could whip the Arizonians' opisthosoma.
Towards the end of this stage the opisthosoma of female protonymph was oval whereas in the case of male it was posteriorly tapering.
To detect and identify the various spirochetes that may be present in these ticks, the opisthosoma of each was opened, the contained mass of soft tissue was dissected out and placed in physiologic saline, and DNA was extracted as described previously (15).
In another trial, the shrew flipped the scorpion on its back and killed it quickly by puncturing the body wall at the junction of the prosoma and opisthosoma.
Body length, in dorsal view from the anterior edge of the prosoma (excluding chelicerae) to the posterior edge of the opisthosoma (excluding spinnerets), was measured with a graduated eyepiece to the nearest 0.