subdorsal


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sub·dor·sal

(sŭb-dōr'săl),
Below the dorsal region.

subdorsal

(sŭb-dor′săl) [″ + dorsum, back]
Below the dorsal area.
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6A) present: two subdorsal (Sdr), delimiting a dorsal face (DF), more or less flat; two sublateral (Slr), delimiting a very convex ventral face (VF), largely covered with a glue (Fig.
Meristic counts included: trunk rings, tail rings, dorsal fin rays, dorsal fin rings (subdorsal rings) over the trunk, subdorsal rings over the tail, and total dorsal fin rings.
The present analysis also found differences in the mean numbers of dorsal fin rays, trunk rings and tail rings, as well as trunk and tail subdorsal rings, although the ranges of these counts always overlapped, in some cases greatly, between the two nominal taxa.
Thorax: Striping pattern indistinct on scutum, but appears to have standard subdorsal and sublateral longitudinal orange-brown vittae.
Six pairs of subdorsal tubercle-setae --2 cephalic pairs, 1 prothoracic pair, 3 pairs on abdominal segment I and IV & VII, position varies on cadual area.
Similarly, the first abdominal setae measured 152-296 [micro]m long, the length of first abdominal setae was slightly shorter than cephalic setae, sometimes the cephalic setae was observed along the subdorsal setae.