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e·mar·gi·nate

(ē-mar'ji-nāt),
Nicked; with broken margin.
Synonym(s): notched
[L. emargino, to deprive of its edge, fr. e- priv. + margo (margin-), edge]

e·mar·gi·nate

(ē-mahrji-năt)
Nicked; with a broken margin.
[L. emargino, to deprive of its edge, fr. e- priv. + margo (margin-), edge]
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Non-ambiguous synapomorphies of Procleticini are metasternum sulcate, ventral rim of pygophore with a medial U-shaped emargination and with 1 + 1 process with different degree of development, and gonocoxites 8 smaller than laterotergites 9.
10) with ovipositor as a complex of A8, A9, papillae anales and an intersegmental membrane between A8 and A9, telescopic; posterior margin of A7 with emargination at ostium bursae; most of ductus bursae sclerotized; antrum present; ductus seminalis originating near corpus bursae; 4 signa present.
Ovoid with lateral margins inflated laterally, resulting in a continuous arc between bases of antennae and postoccipital suture, occipital region short, defined anteriorly by a prominent occipital suture, posteroventral emargination subtle, length 0.
Juxta slightly concave on caudal margin, with small emargination at middle; caudal lobes not developed.
5 times wider than long in midline; anterior margin arched convex, with small emargination at midpoint, posterior margin arched concave; median carina indistinct, lateral carinae without branches, subapical carina absent.
Valva elongate, with broad in distal part and round apex; costa expanded at basal 1/4 anteriorly, followed by deep emargination, then nearly straight beyond 2/5; ventral margin with 2 expansions sub-basally and medially, median expansion bearing dense setae; comb-like plate arising from beyond median expansion of ventral margin, short, as long as width of distal part of valva, slightly bent downward; apex round, with dense setae along termen; sacculus narrow, sclerotized, extending to middle of valva.
Clypeal prominence medially with shallow, triangular emargination (Fig.