cerci


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cer·ci

(ser'sī),
Plural of cercus.

cer·ci

(ser'sī)
Plural of cercus.

cercus

(sĕr′kŭs) plural.cerci [L., tail]
A hairlike structure.

cerci

appendages which are often sensory and occur at the posterior tip of the abdomen in many insects. Cerci may be short, blunt or long, giving the insect the appearance of having a forked tail.
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Based on its description, this species belongs in Homeoura, displaying diagnostic characters of this genus as regards male cerci morphology.
Male cerci with the external branch elongated, cylindrical and gradually tapering to the apex, curving inward.
39; cerci weakly elongate, almost conical, and with almost acute apex, narrow and slightly arched large denticle in middle part, small (but very distinct) proximal denticle, and small medial lamellar lobe between these denticles (this lobe with narrower distal part situated above large denticle; Figs 39, 40); genital plate with slightly widened hind part (having wide and moderately deep angular notch at apex) and long thin styles (Fig.
Epiphallus short; cercus in profile anteriorly almost straight in the basal two-thirds, gently curved backward subapically, with anterior protuberance between cerci well-developed, posteriorly convex on basal half, slightly excavated at the apical two-thirds and rounded subapically; cerci in posterior view subtriangular, with lateral edges slightly convex.
Alycaulus mikaniae was described as having separate cerci by Rubsaamen (1915), but Gagne et al.
swani Womersley, 1934 but the shape of cerci, especially the position of indentations, differs between P.
10, abdomen (scale bar = 1mm); 11, epandrium, cerci, surstyli and decasternum; 12, hypandrium and gonopods in ventral view; 13-15, aedeagus in dorsal, lateral and ventral view, respectively; 16-18, aedeagus of D.
Verona equalised on the hour mark, when Alessio Cerci was downed by Samir Handanovic in the box.
He has recruited eight players so far, including Atletico Madrid winger Alessio Cerci and Manchester City midfielder Bruno Zuculini.
The Magpies have been linked with Atletico Madrid winger Alessio Cerci in Spain, and Benitez is believed to have other options from his home country.