tergite


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tergite

(tûr′gīt′, -jīt′)
n.
A sclerite forming part of the tergum.
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The types differed not only in larval morphology (absence of abdominal tergite IX posteromarginal teeth in tabaci vs.
Forewings lateral, nearly completely covered by pronotum, just reaching the fore margin of the 1st tergite (arrowed in Fig.
Abdomen: Abdomen oval, yellow lunules, spots and bands black with hairs along lateral margin of tergites 3 and 4; black central spots present on sternites, bands across entire width Eupeoes corollae Fabricius, 1794.
T2 with two short, slightly pubescent basal foveae, rest of tergite smooth except for reticulate microsculpture along narrow hind margin, T3-T6 with similar microsculpture over most of surface and a few very inconspicuous setae.
4), varying from a semi-lunar sculpture on the proximal half of each tergite to a pointed (v-shaped) sculpture on the distal half of each tergite.
16) with tergite I smooth, with lateromedian longitudinal carinae weak, present on anterior 0.
th] metasomal tergite (the left side of the Mason County female and the right side of the Bastrop County male).
The result is that spiracles are located very near the margins of tergite 6 on larvae of Ilybius but are well removed from the obscure ventrolateral margins of Agabus larvae, permitting separation of the genera in Georgia (6, 8).
A consecutive tergite preparation was used for imposed stretch experiments.
Setae A5 and P2a on tergite I, setae P2a and P4a on tergites ll--VI short and sensilliform, their length 3 [micro]m (Figs.