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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Carapace: tegument slightly granular on the lateral margins, the rest smooth; anterior margin with a well developed median notch; anterior and posterior longitudinal sulci, lateral sulcus and postocular furrow well developed; ocular tubercle well developed, median eyes well developed, one diameter apart; with three lateral eyes on each side of the carapace placed in a small bulge, two of them placed in the lower part of it, aiming to the front and the lateral margins, and the third one, 20% smaller than the others, is placed in the upper part of the bulge, aiming to the posterolateral margin.
We examined all of the specimens of each species with particular attention to the plumage of the tail, underparts, postocular stripe, cheek stripe, and chest band.
Parietal and posterior supralabial separated by postocular Leptotyphlops bressoni Parietal and posterior supralabial in contact 4 4.
3 times in base of the cranium; preocular, postocular, tympanic and parietal spines present, but small and weak; nuchal spines sometimes present; supraocular and coronal spines absent; cranial ridges absent except for the parietal ridges which are low but never scaled over; parietals separated; mesethmoid processes never directed upward; base of cranium markedly curved; ventral process of basisphenoid feeble, never attached to the parasphenoid; nasal spines low, but strong; preorbital lobes without spines; second suborbital bone much wider than long.
Head: Triangular, eyes stalked, "genae" shorter than clypeus, antennae long and slender, segment I longest, II + III shorter, IV shortest; postocular lobes converging to constricted neck; rostrum shorter than head.
The bird (presumed to be a female as it lacked a white postocular line) re-crossed the footpath after 30 sec and hopped up a steep bank, disappearing into one of about nine burrows.
Nasal, preocular, supraocular, postocular, tympanic, coronal, parietal, and supratemporal spines invariably present; all major head spines strong, except for coronal spines, which are weak; supraocular and postocular spines and parietal ridge often rough; sphenotic spines often prominent, occasionally moderate or small in size.
Dark markings gray-brown, black-edged; a dark bar across internasals, extending onto supralabials and rostral; an interorbital dark bar continuous with a postocular dark bar ending on infralabials at rictus oris; a pair of longitudinal, short cranionuchal dark stripes beginning posteriorly at level of ventral five, uniting on frontal; right cranionuchal dark stripe narrowly connected with first blotch on trunk; a small, elongate, medial dark spot on posterior extremity of interparietal suture, extending posteriorly onto anterior three rows of nuchals; 35 dorsal dark blotches on body, 13 on tail; body blotches mostly about as broad as long, extending to 7th-9th-5th scale rows (anterior, middle, rear trunk regions), separated medially by spaces about 1.
Head with white and gold setae, white setae denser at posterior region of postocular lobe (Fig.