scutiform


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scutiform

 [sku´tĭ-form]
shaped like a shield.

scu·ti·form

(skū'ti-fōrm),
Shield-shaped.
Synonym(s): scutate
[L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]

scu·ti·form

(skyū'ti-fōrm)
Shield-shaped.
[L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]
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One of the groups that could be easily dated was the circular or rectangular motifs, either simple or complex with a carved pattern inside usually called scutiforms, since they recall shields (fig.
The scutiforms of square size and complex pattern are less numerous and seem to be associated to anthropomorphs of Group I (El Ezziani 2004a: 540).Therefore they could belong to the early Libyan-Berber Period too.
2 Idiosoma pear-like, genital shield scutiform 3 -- Idiosoma oval, genital shield linguliform 4 3 Dorsal setae short and needle-like, marginal shield with reticulate sculpture T.
The palpus in this species has the Reuter sensitive patch, which is scutiform: wide and without the conical formations that are present in tyrianthina (Fig.
Genital shield of female scutiform, placed between coxae II and IV, without sculptural pattern and anterior process (Fig.