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testaceous

(tĕ-stā′shəs)
adj.
1. Biology
a. Having a hard shell or shell-like outer covering: testaceous echinoderms.
b. Composed of a shell or shell-like material: a testaceous operculum.
2. Having the reddish-brown or brownish-yellow hue of bricks.
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DIAGNOSIS: Irianocoris italae is recognized by the following combination of characters: body mostly testaceous to testaceous-brown with extensive red highlighting; frons with vittae; head without frontal process (Fig.
Elytra testaceous, surface never pruinose; Sclerotized support of aedeagus symmetrical, curved downward and widely bifurcate apically 20 19'.
Head black, except mandible, clypeus, anterior region of face (more along orbits) and part of ventral side testaceous; antenna brown, except segment 1 testaceous; prothorax black, except posterior margin of pronotum testaceous; scutum dark testaceous, except anterior and posterior margin black; rest of mesosoma black; metasoma brown; foreleg brown, except tarsus testaceous; mid- and hindleg brown, except tarsal segments 1-4 testaceous.
Head black, except mandible, clypeus, gena, face near clypeus and shortly along orbits, ventral side of head around mouth ferruginous; antenna testaceous; mesosoma black, except lateral margins and posterior collar of pronotum testaceous; metasoma brown; legs testaceous, except distal extremities of tibiae darkened, part of metacoxa and outer side of club of metafemur brown.
Head black, except mandibles testaceous; antennae testaceous, except segments 7-10 brown; mesosoma black; gaster brown; legs testaceous, except stalks of hind femora darkened.
Pore PAk present; larva predominantly testaceous to light brown, colour pattern of the head as in Fig.
Head black, with mandibles testaceous; antennae brown, with segments 1 and 2 testaceous; mesosoma black; gaster brown; fore legs testaceous; middle legs testaceous, with femora brown; hind legs brown, with coxae and trochanters testaceous.
4) Testaceous setae: Brownish-yellow in color, wider at base than apex, erect.
Urotergite IV-VI with 4 distinctive submedian and lateral spots on each segment, the submedian larger than the lateral; pygofer slightly testaceous in color.
Head black, except mandible partly testaceous; antenna brown-estaceous, except scape and pedicel testaceous; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except protibia and protarsus testaceous and first segment of meso- and metatarsus whitish.
Legs rather short; hind femora testaceous brown with greenish black spots; internally with a long black green-spotted space towards the base and a greenish black spot on the apical third; hind tibiae with ten black spines on each side.