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testaceous

(tĕ-stā′shəs)
adj.
1. Biology
a. Having a hard shell or shell-like outer covering: testaceous echinoderms.
b. Composed of a shell or shell-like material: a testaceous operculum.
2. Having the reddish-brown or brownish-yellow hue of bricks.
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Specific composition and number of Testaceous Amoebae (Testacea Lobosia, Protozoa) of Ganli-Gol Lake.
Integument yellow-brown (testaceous to brunneo-testaceous), with infuscate head variably patterned, semicircular mediobasal area of pronotum, scutellum, and elytral intervals 1-4 forming a variable pattern from interval 1 only, to a broad triangle reaching to two-third elytral length and a vague area laterally at midlength.
DIAGNOSIS: Irianocoris italae is recognized by the following combination of characters: body mostly testaceous to testaceous-brown with extensive red highlighting; frons with vittae; head without frontal process (Fig.
Of 52 specimens examined 27 (52%) are entirely testaceous, nine (17%) are entirely dark infuscate, and 16 (31%) have varying degrees of both colors.
Head ferruginous, except anterior margin of clypeus and antenna brown; mesosoma ferruginous; legs brown, except part of procoxa and protrochanter testaceous; metasoma brown.
Report on the testaceous Mollusca obtained during a dredging excursion in the Gulf of Suez in the months of February and March 1869.
Legs blackish brown, fore coxae partly luteous; fore trochanters, basal part of fore femora luteous; mid- and hind trochanters partly testaceous in males, mostly luteous in females, slightly darkened dorsally and posteriorly on distal part; fore tibia yellowish brown to luteous.
The trochanters, legs (femora and tarsi), and bulla of the metapleural gland are yellow to brown testaceous in Colombian ants, while in the workers from the southem portion of the range the appendices may become dark brown and sometimes with body parts lighter, varying light brown to whitish (Wild and Cuezzo 2006: Figs.
Head reddish yellow, body and legs testaceous light yellowish (Figs.
Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except articulations and tarsal segments 1-4 testaceous.