hemelytron


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hemelytron

(hĕ-mĕl′ĭ-trŏn′)
n. pl. hemely·tra (-trə)
One of the forewings of a heteropteran insect, having a thick leathery base and a membranous apex.
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Hemelytron with clavus exposed, reaching apex of scutellum; lateral margins of corium slightly carinate, parallel, almost extending to posterior margin of connexivum II; membrane lacking veins, reaching to base of seventh abdominal segment (Fig.
Hemelytron sometimes partly tinged with red; membrane dark smoky brown, with sanguineous veins.
Hemelytron: Clavus and most of corium orange brown; corium on area adjacent to quadrate and at base of discal cell black, distal-most portion of corium orange; membrane dark brown (Fig.
DIAGNOSIS: Distinguished from other genera of the tribe Phylini by the following combination of characters: general coloration chestnut brown to fuscous; dorsal surface more or less shagreened or roughened, only with simple, semierect setae, lacking scale-like setae; eyes large; antennal segment IV long, almost equal in length to III; hemelytron with uniformly distributed, dark, small spots (Figs.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the elongate oval, subparallel-sided body, shining, generally chestnut brown dorsum with the uniformly distributed, simple pale pubescence, rather developed calli, shiny hemelytron that is shallowly and coarsely punctate (Figs.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the combination of a contrasting yellow fascia on the anterior portion of the hemelytron or overall brown coloration, the presence of simple, reclining setae mixed with stout, thick, brown setae on the head, body and hemelytron; the small, slender endosoma without spines or elaborations, and the hemelytron in the brachypterous female with a greatly reduced membrane, rounded apically, and just reaching the apex of the abdomen.
The cuneo-clypeal length was measured from the apex of the clypeus to the caudal margin of the cuneus in the case of macropterous specimens, and from the apex of the clypeus to the caudal margin of the hemelytron in the case of brachypterous ones.
1, 2): General coloration pale with dense or sparse brown, red or reddish dots, hemelytron proximal to costal fracture and on cuneus in part either with somewhat denser dots or with very dense dots resulting in red suffusion, cuneus suffused with brown or red, proximal portion of cuneus transparent.
2 Hemelytron very long, cuneus nearly three times as long as wide; head dark; scutellum red; right portion of the vesica reaching about the middle of the left portion 3