pronotum


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pronotum

the covering of the first thoracic segment in insects.
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navajo in having propleuron and metapleuron ivory and most of the pronotum pale orange, and as in the case of S.
The pronotum of this species is quite distinctive, with a black central area with squiggly projection on each side on a whitish background (Fig.
Specimens from the Pantanal site were located on the positive axis of PCA 2 and exhibited the greatest distortion in the posterior ventral region of pronotum which expanded, as indicated by the Thin-Plate spline.
Pronotum yellow, elytron fully black and shinning (Raimundo and van Harten, 2000).
These landmarks were chosen to represent major dimensions of the pronotum. The points are superimposed onto the image that generates two-dimensional coordinates.
However, these genera are distinguished as follows: Allelocoris lacks the stylate eyes, the "genae" are long, nearly reaching apex of antennal segment I and anterolateral lobes of pronotum are expanded anteriorly.