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(krĕn′yə-lĭt, -lāt′) or


Having a margin or contour with shallow, usually rounded notches and projections; finely notched or scalloped: a crenulate leaf; a crenulate coastline.

cren′u·la′tion n.
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Sternites II-VII rugulose, sparsely granulose and with lateral margins slightly crenulate, VII with a mediolateral pair of spiniform tubercles.
2008)]; disc cinnabar, scarlet to red-orange, epruinose, thalline margin slightly prominent, smooth, crenulate to verrucose, even crenulate or flexuose.
Pronotal disc with shallow punctures separated and regularly distributed on disc; lateral margins widely angled, lateral marginal bead irregularly crenulate, with long setae; anterior marginal bead without setae; anterior angles obtuse, not prominent; posterior angles broadly obtuse, rounded.
Females are characteristic for a strongly sculptured body surface, distinct praeopercular organ and crenulate posteromedian swellings or lobes on abdominal tergites IV-VI, or lateral lobes of tergites V and VI.
Anastrophyllum Leaves strongly falcate-secund, asymmetric, broadly overlapping dorsally; leaf margins smooth and entire, sometimes weakly crenulate.
Lobules cylindrical to clavate, 220-230 x 100-110 [micro]m, contiguous and almost parallel to the stem, with arched and crenulate mouth.
Spiral ridges more or less evenly sized, first teleoconch whorl with 2, increasing to 3, spiral ridges, 2nd whorl with 4; penultimate whorl with 5-7 ridges, subsutural one or two usually weaker than others; base of last whorl with an additional 2 ridges, rostrum bearing 7 or 8 close, angular spiral ridges, upper 2 or 3 somewhat crenulate, progressively weakening towards base.
Ventral submedian carinae on I vestigial, smooth; on II vestigial and smooth basally, weak and faintly serrate on distal third; on III weak, smooth basally, serrate on distal half; on IV moderately strong, crenulate to serrate.
Dens robust and crenulate, with 28 dorsal setae, about 250 ventral setae, and about 32 foil setae (ciliated spiniform setae) in the inner row (Fig.
2 mm wide at apex; stigma conduplicate-spiral, capitate, slightly shorter than the anthers, white, blades crenulate.
11, 12), and the modified antenna, with F2 ventrally concave and F3-F5 slightly crenulate (Fig.