postorbital


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post·or·bi·tal

(pōst-ōr'bi-tăl),
Posterior to the orbit.

postorbital

(pōst-ôr′bĭ-tl)
adj.
Situated behind the socket of the eye: a postorbital bone.

postorbital

(pōst-or′bĭ-tăl) [″ + orbita, track]
Behind the orbit of the eye.
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As percentages of head length (%): snouts length 40.1~46.9, eye diameter 16.6~22.9, interorbital width 16.7~23.7, postorbital length 34.5~42.3.
Bony interorbital 80-89-100% pupil width (mean = 91.4%, SD = 6.67, n = 19), interorbital shallowly concave with a broad, rounded median fleshy ridge and no postorbital trough or trench (Fig.
Posterior nasal pore slightly median to posterior nostril; median anterior interorbital pore just before eyes; median posterior interorbital above posterior margin of pupil; postorbital pore behind upper quarter of eye; infraorbital pore below and behind postorbital pore, behind and in line with upper margin of pupil; lateral canal pore above middle of preoperculum; terminal lateral canal pore above posterior preopercular margin; a long tube with pores at each end above operculum; three preopercular pores, upper in line with point just below middle of eye; middle pore midway between upper and lower pores.
nigricans (forearm length 30.235.2 mm; greatest skull length 12.8-13.9 mm) by its larger general size, darker and longer fur and more narrowed postorbital region.
Postorbital length about equal to distance from tip of snout to posterior end of eye.
boquiae es pequena (18.6524.80% y 28.96-51.67% de longitud estandar respectivamente) y postorbital alargado (28.3346.84% de longitud de la cabeza) (Cuadro 1).
The specimen, a female that evinced no reproductive activity, had the following measurements: length of forearm, 46.9; greatest length of skull, 16.1; condylobasal length, 15.0; breadth of braincase, 7.4; zygomatic breadth, 8.9; postorbital constriction, 3.6; length of maxillary toothrow, 6.5; distance across upper molars, 5.9.
The external and cranial measurements (in millimeters) are: body length = 37.4; tail length = 38.2; hindfoot length = 12.5; ear length = 18.7; forearm length = 35; tragus length = 6.7; calcaneus length = 16.9; skull length = 15.9; condylobasal length = 13.6; palate length = 5.8; palate breadth = 3.2; mastoid breadth = 8.4; zygomatic breadth = 8.4; braincase breadth = 7.8; postorbital breadth = 3.3; breadth across canines = 3.1; breadth across molars = 6.0; maxillary toothrow = 5.3; mandible length = 9.5; mandibular toothrow = 6.2.
13 12 8.8 10 Pec-anus 52 49 39 45 Sn-OD1 91 90 66 69.1 Sn-OD2 120 118 89 93.3 Sn-OV 76 75 56 60.8 Sn-TV 94 91 72 74 Sn-OA 116 114 87 92.2 Sn-TA 127 125 96 105 IN HEAD Eye 8.8 9.3 8.4 8.09 Interorbital 17 17 12 11.3 Postorbital 26 27 19 18.6 IN EYE Snout 23 20 15 16.3 Premaxilla 23 23 16 17.4 Prem.
chirripoensis in parentheses): snout truncate in profile (rounded); postorbital glandular ridge prominent and consisting of two areas (weakly developed postorbital glandular area not raised into a ridge and consisting of a single glandular mass); palmar surface with a few black spiculae (without black spiculae); plantar surface with minute black spiculae (smooth without black spiculae); and gular and pectoral spiculae and coni arranged in the shape of an inverted triangle and without an isolated patch of coni on chest in adult females (gular and pectoral spiculae and coni not arranged in a triangular-shaped mass, an isolated elliptical patch of 11 large and 14 smaller coni in the center of the chest).
The external and cranial measurements (in mm) followed the guidelines provided by Vizotto and Taddei (1973), and are as follows: body length 74.4; tail length 48.2; hindfoot length 9.2; ear length 27.2; forearm length 60.1; tragus length 4.2; calcaneus length 17.1; greatest length of the skull 21.7; condylobasal length 20.2; palate length 8.2; palate breadth 4.4; mastoid breadth 10.9; zygomatic breadth 11.5; braincase breadth 9.9; postorbital breadth 4.15; breadth across canines 4.9; breadth across molars 8.2; maxillary toothrow 8.1; mandibular length 15.6; and mandibular toothrow 8.9.
The postorbital, temporal and shoulder spots described here for each species are the same markings shown by Miller & Stefanni (2001: Fig.