piliform


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piliform

(pĭl′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Having the form of a hair.
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Diagnosis: morph 1: forewings gray with black scales mixed, in the middle one black band along the base of wings to costal termen, subterminal band with black scale, dentate, tegulae and patagiae gray mixed with piliform black scales, eyes ciliate covered around its.
Diagnosis: alas anteriores grisaceas y castanoclaras, patagias y tegulas con escamas piliformes blanquizcas y castano-claras, antenas plumosas aserradas, alas posteriores castanoclaras y blanquizcas con presencia de lunula, banda subterminal notoria, dentada, delimitada por escamas negruzcas; expansion alar entre 31-34mm de promedio.
2): cabeza con escamas blancas y negras, palpos con escamas castano claras y blanquecinas entremezcladas y con escamas piliformes en el borde externo, internamente con escamas piliformes blancas, antenas plumosas (aserradas), ojos con cilias distribuidas uniformemente, en la parte dorsal con escamas blancas; vertex con escamas blanquizcas, negruzcas y blancas, las escamas negras forman una linea que lo atraviesa, tegulas y patagias cubiertas por escamas y escamas piliformes blancas mezcladas con algunas escamas castano oscuras y claras.
Tegmina and wings extending scarecely upto the apex of the abdomen; subgenital plate unequally rounded at apex; antrovental margin of front femur with row of slender piliform spinules and terminating in one large spine.
Head: Vestiture of vertex appressed, scales piliform, directed toward frons; ocelli and chaetosemata absent; antennae filiform, without pecten; flagellomeres without scales ventrally, lamination not as clear as in Urodus; labial palpus 1st segment 1/2 as long as 2nd; 2nd segment with ventral scale tufts, denser distad; 3rd segment with obtuse apex, as long as 2nd; maxillary palpus very short, 1-segmented; haustellum naked, 2 x longer than labial palpus.