occipital border

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occipital border

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edge of a bone that articulates with the occipital bone. See: occipital border of parietal bone, occipital margin of temporal bone.
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Pekkarinen (1995) compared measurement data for seven parameters (oculo-malar length, distance between compound eyes on vertex, postocellar width, distance between posterior ocellus and occipital margin, clypeal width, clypeal length and pronotal width), along with features of the male genitalia (upper inner margin of the paramere and tip of the aedeagus) and likewise concluded that D.
Pale yellow, antennal scapes short, in frontal view failing to reach occipital margin of head by a distance about equal to the combined length of the first 4 segments of the funicle.
ocellus; OCD, ocello-occipital distance (distance between posterior margin of hind ocellus and occipital margin seen vertically from above); IODv, minimum interocular distance at vertex (dorsal view); T1, T2, and so on, tarsal segment 1, tarsal segment 2, and so on; PD, puncture diameter; PIS, interspaces between punctures; GS1, GS2, and so on, gastral sternum 1, gastral sternum 2, and so on; GT1, GT2, and so on, gastral tergum 1, gastral tergum 2, and so on.