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A term that refers to the patterning of the scutum (gray or white markings on a dark background) in ixodid ticks.
[L. ornatus, decorated]
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Summary: Tourists wandering through the ornately tiled rooms of the late-9th-century Bahia Palace, home to a sultan's vizier, his four wives, 24 concubines and countless offspring, can only imagine the domestic juggling act required to get through the day.
The wonder of it is that the Beatles' most ornately constructed album, Sgt.
The band Songs for Ceilidh had just finished its set, and a quintet of ornately dressed young Irish step dancers had taken the stage as Sonya Walters of Boston and her friend Steve Angelini of Stow watched from the side of the tent.
The 2,099 sq m Royal Villa, ornately modelled after a sheikh's palace, is divided into two distinct wings.
Modern images by photographers Fred Pflughoft and David Morris reveal ornately decorated dining rooms, seamless architecture, sustainable vegetable gardens, and spring-fed swimming pools--pleasant reminders that there is more to national parks than roughing it.
Flashing neon Pepsi marquees cozy up to ornately carved edifices in this city's bizarrely beautiful mixture of modern and classical architecture Located at the heart of the city, this street is home to museums, shops, restaurants, cathedrals, clubs, and, not least of all, an awe inspiring history.
Drawing inspiration from traditional ornately carved facades, the porosity of the screen maintains privacy for the occupants while playfully engaging with the street corner.
Amanda Miller, founder of the Pretty Ugly Dance Company in Germany and a former Forsythe dancer, created a serene work for four dancers and four regal chairs ornately cut from pressed cardboard.
Among the latest here is a pastel-colored piece from the Metro Collection, which is of mercerized cotton and has a looped construction; several new rich colorations for the ornately patterned Estates Collection, which is of 100 percent wool pile and uses hand-carved details for added texture; three new rounds, as well as standard sizes, for Heirloom Sand from the wool Antiquity Collection; and two new shades for the Historic Collection.
An enormous tree ornately festooned with long, willowy branches was the centerpiece of Leslie Frankish's single set.
Choose among ornately carved chess sets from Bali, lacquered boxes from Thailand, pashmina shawls from India and Ashanti throne stools from Ghana.
If you can correctly identify the location of this ornately detailed building, you'll be entered in a drawing to win our exclusive Mississippi T-shirt.