occipital border

occipital border

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edge of a bone that articulates with the occipital bone. See: occipital border of parietal bone, occipital margin of temporal bone.
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40 mm, n = 87): Head hairs distributed as follows: 23-30 hairs over each gena, 14 hairs over the clypeus, 2-4 hairs on the frons, 0-1 over the vertex and none on the occipital border.
51 mm, n = 25): Head hairs distributed as follows: 26-30 hairs over each gena, 12-15 hairs over the clypeus, 4-5 hairs on the frons, 2-3 over the vertex and 0-2 along the occipital border.
66 mm, n = 33): Head hairs distributed as follows: 27-39 hairs over each gena, 17-18 hairs over the clypeus, 4 hairs over the frons, 4 hairs over the vertex and 57 hairs along the occipital border.
Head slightly longer than wide, covered with fine pubescence, and with a few longer erect hairs; antennal scapes surpassing occipital border of head by 1/5 their total length; eyes relatively large, about as long as length of malar space and placed at approximately the middle third of side of head; 3 tiny, barely visible ocelli present.
Head wider than long, with abundant, fine pubescence, and with long erect hairs present; large compound eyes located at middle of side of head; 3 large ocelli present; frontal lobes well developed; scapes surpassing occipital border by 1/4 their length.