pretarsal

pre·tar·sal

(prē-tar'săl),
Denoting the anterior, or inferior, portion of the tarsus.

pre·tar·sal

(prē-tahr'săl)
Denoting the anterior, or inferior, portion of the tarsus.

pretarsal

(prē-tăr′săl) [″ + Gr. tarsos, a broad flat surface]
In front of the tarsus.

pretarsal

dorsal to the tarsus.
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Second, the prothoracic legs bear two articulated pretarsal claws in African Laccocorinae, whereas a single immovable claw is fused to the protibia in Naucorinae.
Pretarsal structure in the Miridae (Hemiptera) with a cladistic analysis of relationships within the family.
A subcutaneous tunnel is dissected from the lateral canthus above the pretarsal orbicularis oculi to the medial aspect of the eye.
Yapilan calismalarda orbicularis oculi kasinin rimaya en yakin kismi olan pretarsal bolumune yapilan uygulamalarin daha basarili sonuclar verdigi ve en onemli yan etki olan ptozis sikliginda azalmaya neden oldugu gosterilmistir (19,34,35).
3); posterior tarsal claw shorter than (sub-equal to) anterior, pretarsal sensilla present with minute spinulae near origin of each claw.
Andersen (1995b) diagnosed Tachygerrini by the location and structure of the metasternal scent apparatus, the venation of the forewing, and the retainment of pretarsal aroliae, even though this character is is probably plesiomorphic.
Fore leg mostly black to fuscous with an ochraceous marking on coxa, trochanter, femur, and pretarsal claw.
Legs: relatively long; tarsus with tarsomere II divided; pretarsal claw not toothed subapically.
He argued that the unusual pretarsal structure can be considered as an apomorphy of the genus and noted the striking similarity of the toothed shape of the claw to emesine species of assassin bugs living in spider webs.
2e); costal margins of male forewings strongly concave; pretarsal parempodia lamellate, broad, recurved apically (Fig.