episternum


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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

[TA]
the upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.

episternum

(ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəm)
n. pl. epister·nums, or epister·na (-nə)
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Side of pronotum polished dark-brown to black; light ventro-lateral patch tapers forward to end on prothoracic episternum. Metathoracic episternum striped in lighter ochraceous color.
Pronotal lateral lobe polished dark brown, almost black; posterio-ventral corner occupied by a triangular wedge of light brown which tapers forward to end on the prothoracic episternum. Meso and metathoracic pleura dark brown with irregular black markings; metathoracic episternum with a weak lighter stripe.
35); females are slightly less colorful, their general color being dark brown with a dark blue-black post ocular band extending onto sides of pronotum and sides of abdomen; the lower margin of pronotal lobes, the lower portion of episternum 2, and the distal area of episternum 3 are white (alive, Fig.
Lower portions ofpronotal lateral lobes, a large area on lower portion of episternum 2 and distal portion of episternum 3 are whitish.
Mesoepisternum and mesoepimeron devoid of pale color, but a cream-colored patch on the lower lateral part of the mesothoracic tergum, a large one on the metathoracic episternum and epimeron, with a small patch anteriorly and laterally on the metathoracic tergum (see Fig.
Fine yellow supraocular stripe extends obliquely across pronotum, ends as yellow dot on the metathoracic episternum at base of hind leg.