pterothorax

pterothorax

the meso- and metathorax in insects (fused in dragonflies), which carry the wings.
References in classic literature ?
If I add to the little list of her accomplishments that she rouged a little, I do not mean that there was any harm in it.
In three carriages involved among the munition carts, closely squeezed together, sat women with rouged faces, dressed in glaring colors, who were shouting something in shrill voices.
It was a mirror in a drawing-room, but it gave back a faithful image of society, powdered and rouged, to be sure, and intent on trifles, yet still as human in its own way as the heroes of Homer in theirs, though not broadly human.
bawling in front of their booths, and yokels looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
At close quarters the rouged cheekbones, the wrinkles, the fine lines on each side of the vivid lips, astounded him.
apicalis in the southeastern range (Suwannee County and Columbia County, Florida) have a broad humeral stripe across the length of the pterothorax.
2) and about 30 mm removed from her and opposite her pterothorax, and makes vigorous and accelerating "stridulatory" movements of the hind femora which, however, produce no audible sounds.
The examined specimens differ from the original description in their color pattern as follows (characters from original description translated from the French by Costa and Garrison 2001 in parenthesis): head black dull dorsally (orangish russet); prothorax black with lateral edges green pale (russet); pterothorax black dorsally with green pale antehumeral stripe present (russet, a little darker dorsally); abdomen shiny black dorsally (orangish russet dorsally), olive green ventrally (yellow).
silviae), lacking a differentiated medial lobe; pterothorax with complete antehumeral pale stripe, and no black stripe over metapleural suture (Fig.
All species have the same basic colour pattern with a dark ground colour and light markings forming a shoulder line and sidelines on the pterothorax.