postocular


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post·oc·u·lar

(pōst-ok'yū-lăr),
Posterior to the eyeball.
[L. oculus, eye]

postocular

(pōst-ŏk′ū-lar) [″ + oculus, eye]
Behind the eye.
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Cabeza lisa, brillante, margen posterior de la gena sin una linea de setas; surco postocular ausente; cara practicamente glabra excepto por unas pocas setas esparcidas.
Other significant counts and characters include the following: dorsal-fin spines XIII, dorsal-fin rays 13; anal-fin spines III, anal-fin rays 6; pectoralfin rays 18, 18; lateral-line pores 28+1, lateralline scales 47; total gill rakers 27 (7 + 20); second anal-fin spine about the same length as third spine; nasal, preocular, supraocular, postocular, tympanic, parietal, and nuchal head spines present, all relatively strong and sharp; lower edge of opercle smooth, spines absent; posterior edge of maxilla terminating at posterior rim of orbit; mandible scaled; lachrymal protrusions strong, rounded; symphyseal knob weak.
Presenta los siguientes caracteres: Rostrum con una carena central, debil pero notoria; tibias anteriores sin proyeccion en forma de espatula; tibias posteriores con dos espinas, tibia media con una espina; lobulo postocular apenas desarrollado; frente ligeramente convexa, pero sin surco transversal; escapo casi hasta la margen posterior del ojo; primer segmento del funiculo claramente mas largo que el segundo.
Three or 4 preocular spines strongly retrorse; supraocular and postocular spines rounded, less developed.
Carapace: anterior margin with a little dark spot in its median area, around the median notch; ocular tubercle and area around the lateral ocelli dark brown; and in the median part of the carapace there are two irregular dark stripes that surround the ocular tubercle, the postocular furrow, and the anterior longitudinal sulcus.
Detras de la espina postocular el borde anterolateral del caparazon presenta tres dientes prominentes, los que aumentan en longitud sucesivamente de adelante hacia atras; justo detras del mas grande existe tambien un pequeno diente lateral posterior.
The head is characteristic, with a small pyramidal fastigium, inclined forwards and downward, eyes moderately protuberant, with a strong postocular constriction and a basal zone (where the mouthparts insert) which is very wide and rather globose.
Frontal triangular, mas ancha que larga; supraoculares pequenas, parietales grandes; loreal pequena, cuadrada, nasal dividida; ausencia de preocular; nasal dividida; una postocular.
In addition, four aspects of head scalation were ranked (number-coded) as follows: number of anterior supralabials 2/2 (1), 1/2 (2), 1/1 (3), 0/1 (4), 0/0 (5); number of supraoculars 1/1 (1), 1/0 (2), 0/0 (3); complete separation of parietal scale from posterior supralabial by a postocular scale on both sides (1), touching on one side (2), touching on both sides (3) and number of rows of scales around tail 10 (1), 12 (2).
Head much spinous; nasal, preocular, supraocular, postocular, tympanic, coronal, parietal, and nuchal spines present; upper and posterior margins of orbit provided with many accessory spines; parietal ridge not conspicuous.