foveolae


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foveola

 [fo-ve´o-lah] (pl. fove´olae) (L.)
a minute pit or depression.

foveolae

Plural of foveola.

foveola

(fō-vē′ō-lă) plural.foveolae [L., little pit]
1. A minute pit or depression.
2. The thinnest part of the retina, where vision is most acute. Unlike other regions of the retina, it has no layer of ganglion cells between it and the retinal pigment epithelium.
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Posterior part of prodorsum with foveolae, which are absent between costulae.
First visible abdominal sternum slightly flattened medially, posterior margin straight, longer than remaining sterna; sterna 2 to 4 similar in size; fifth emarginate medially; pygidium finely punctate without foveolae, convex in lateral view (Figs.
pruinosa agedabiae matches very well with that of the former: its antennal segments are clearly flattened, foveolae are ca 3 times longer than wide, with sharp borders, visible from above, and the ratio length/height of hind femurs is 4.