7): 0.08 mm long; slightly protrusible, cerci separate, ovoid and setose, 2 setae longer than the others; hypoproct short and covered by setulae.
7): length, 0.15 mm; slightly protrusible, cerci separate, ovoid and setose, 2 setae longer than the others; hypoproct short and covered by setulae.
It has highly protrusible
eyes enabling it to bury deeper, and still maintain an ability to observe its surroundings, than its congeners.
Micropogonias furnieri has a small ventral mouth; protrusible premaxillary and dentary; first branchial arches with 21 to 27 gill rakers, generally 24 to 25; and 7 to 11 pyloric caecae.
El premaxilar es altamente protrusible, cuando la boca es protruida el extremo rostral del premaxilar se mueve hacia adelante cerca del 11% de la L cab.
The genus can be characterized by presenting occipital procces; four-segmented palpi; wings with 1-3 mm long, R5 joining C beyond the wing apex, Rs weaker than R1, but evident; variable tarsal claws (toothed or simple, and curved near basal third or beyond), empodia usually reaching to the curve of the claws or sometimes shorter; quadrate or secondarily lobed or acute male cerci; aedeagus usually elongate and tapering to the apex or sometimes large and bulbous; ovipositor short, barely protrusible; and female cerci separate.
Ovipositor barely protrusible, female cerci (Figure 11) elongate-ovoid and setose, with a pair of apical seta stronger than others, female hypoproct narrow, elongate and setose.
Diagnosis: R5 longer than it and joining C beyond its apex; tarsal claws variable, untoothed or toothed on forelegs, curved on basal third or beyond the midlength, empodia shorter than claws; male cerci may be rectangular or triangular, lobed or non lobed; female ovipositor short or barely protrusible and female cerci separate with two larger setae on apex.
Female terminalia (Figure 9): ovipositor barely protrusible, length, 0.5 mm; cerci ovoid, separate and setose (two apical setae stronger than the others); hypoproct sligthly bilobed and covered by setulae.
The main characteristics of this genus are wings with R5 longer than it and joining C beyond its apex, tarsal claws toothed on at least forelegs or untoothed, male cerci may be quadrate, secondarily lobed or acute, female ovipositor short or barely protrusible and female cerci separate.
Female terminalia: ovipositor barely protrusible, cerci ovoid and setose, hypoproct bilobed with apical setae.
, elongated, pliable, with long ventral, sparse dorsal setae and tiny cercus (Figure 5); when completely protracted 0.75 mm long (from caudal margin of tergite 8 to apex).