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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Schuhirandella shares some characters with this group of genera, such as oval and robust body, short antennae and legs, antennal segment I shorter than width of vertex, and subclavate or clavate antennal segments III and IV.
Antennae: AI red-brown, with apex red; AII mostly testaceous, apical clavate region red; AIII and AIV testaceous, sometimes with weak orange highlighting.
terete, with many dark brown, setiform and ciliform hairs 1-3 mm long; simple and branched clavate hairs of crosiers and young fronds sometimes persistent on older fronds.
Troglochernes differs from all other chernetid genera by the following combination of characters: flagellum with 4 blades, or possibly 3 blades in one species; spermathecae with 2 thickened and slightly curved tubes fused basally; legs without tactile setae; carapace unicolored and with two transverse furrows; eyes or eyespots absent; vestitural setae generally small, dentate and clavate.
Nonapertural exine sculpturing (Walker & Walker, 1984): (0) reticulate, beaded, spinulose, or verrucate; (1) reticulate, smooth, without tectal spinules; (2) tectum with insular protrusions; (3) rugulate, imperforate, with viscin threads; (4) psilate; (5) clavate.
Diagnosis: Differs from Afrotropical congeners in having the following combination of features: long ovipositor, finely and sparsely punctate mesopleuron and dorsolateral area of propodeum, broad clypeus and clavate flagellum of female with 20-23 segments.
2-1 mm long, also with inconspicuous clavate hairs, especially on leaf axes.
The monotypic genus Cymophyllus with its closed white utricles, pendulous stamens, clavate stigmas, condensed, solitary spikes and unique strap-like leaves suggested to numerous authors that its origins were enigmatic (Kukenthal, 1909; Mackenzie, 1935; Kreczetovicz, 1936; Nelmes, 1952).
tubular, clavate corolla), with basal bladeless cupulate appendages (vs.
On the recovery axis (Appendix 2) Aetomyleus vespertillo, Dasyatis brevicaudatus, Pristis clavate, and P.