digitiform


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digitiform

 [dij´ĭ-tĭ-form″]
fingerlike.
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PLS three-segmented, length 2.96, basal segment 1.01, middle segment 0.78, apical segment 1.17, all digitiform. PMS one-segmented, length 0.68.
Inferior volsella digitiform 74-118 long, 14-26 wide at base, 13-26 wide at apex, with 4-10 split setae subapically and one stout seta at apex.
Spiders in the Family Theraphosidae are distinguished from other spiders by the presence of two pair of booklungs; cheliceral fangs open paraxial; maxillae and labial cuspules present; distinct lobe on the anterior maxillae; two pairs of spinnerets; posterior lateral spinnerets are digitiform (finger-like); eight eyes in two close rectangular rows on a small anterior tubercle on the carapace; the legs and body are hirsute (hairy) and the tarsi (feet) are scopulated (padded) with retractable claw tufts (Raven, 1985).
Distiphallus (Figs 11, 12) is an intricate structure: it has a large ventral process, which bears a digitiform ventral process; both apical process and ventral edge above the ventral process serrate.
Cerci condensed, especially in apical area with a tapering basal and a digitiform apical area, apex insensitive.
Two types of glandular trichomes, peltate and digitiform ones, exist on the outer side of corollas (Figure 6(a)).
The character of shape seems to be no use, since two local types of red sponges that were collected showed quite remarkable morphological differences: Desmapsamma anchorata Carter, 1882 is digitiform, while Tedania ignis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 has a massive body consistency (Figure 3b and d).