Scutum


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Scutum

(skyoo -tŭm) (Shield) A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Sagittarius, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 3rd and 4th magnitude. It contains the bright RV Tauri star R Scuti, the prototype of the Delta Scuti stars, and many star clusters, including the just-visible fan-shaped open cluster, the Wild Duck (M11 [NGC 6705]). Abbrev.: Sct; genitive form: Scuti; approx. position: RA 19h, dec –10°; area: 109 sq deg.

Scutum

 

(Shield), an equatorial constellation that contains no stars brighter than the fourth visual stellar magnitude. The best conditions for observation of the constellation are in June and July. Scutum can be seen everywhere in the USSR except the Far North.

scutum

[′sküd·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A bony, horny, or chitinous plate.
The second of four pieces forming the upper part of the thoracic segment in certain insects.
One or two lower opercular valves in certain barnacles.

Scutum

[′sküd·əm]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 19 hours, declination 10° south. Also known as Shield.
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Joselitol et al also stated that signs indicating cholesteatoma in the attic include erosion or destruction of scutum and widening of the aditus andantrum with loss of the Figure 8 appearance9.
De nuevo aqui encontramos un "vaso de los guerreros" (Olmos y Grau 2005), en el que, acompanado por la musica de una auletrix, un joven caza a un lobo, dos jinetes alancean a un ciervo, y dos infantes se enfrentan entre si, armado el uno con caetra y falcata, y el otro con lanza y scutum (Fig.
The well-known object IC 4703 or Messier16, better known as the Eagle Nebula, in the constellation Serpens can be seen at a slight angle away at the south-western edge of Scutum.
2 Capitulum situated anteriorly, not concealed from above, dorsal scutum present, Spiracles posterior to coxae IV, well developed sexual dimorphism.
centralis by the weaker and sparser punctures on scutum, scutellum and metanotum (contrasted in Fig.
Abdomen oval, longer than wide, brown or grey with a pattern of patches and chevrons, in males often with a dorsal scutum.
The two tendons are together bound by the palmar annular ligament and the proximal digital annular ligament as they glide over the proximal scutum.
Ticks were ranked by 3 TEI levels: 1 = completely unengorged, 2 = intermediate (idiosoma length [approximately equal to] 2x twice the scutum width), and 3 = engorged (idiosoma length >2x the scutum width).
However, the latter has a prominent pattern of punctiform darker dots on the scutum, the apicolateral processes of the male sternite 9 are larger, the posterior midportion of the parameres stem bears a distinct ventral lobe, and the basal arch of the aedeagus is slightly lower.
Organ Long, Short, siender setae spine-like setae Abdominal segment I Prescutum 4 2 Subscutum Absent Absent Scutum 8 16 Scutellum 10 10 Abdominal segment II Prescutum 4 16 Subscutum 1 3 Scutum 10 35 Scutellum 7 28 Abdominal segment III Prescutum 4 22 Subscutum 1 3 Scutum 8 44 Scutellum 8 31 Abdominal segment IV Prescutum 24 4 Subscutum 1 3 Scutum 8 39 Scutellum 10 33 Abdominal segment V Prescutum 4 25 Subscutum 1 3 Scutum 19 40 Scutellum 10 34 Abdominal segment VI Prescutum 4 33 Subscutum 1 3 Scutum 19 28 Scutellum 10 15 Abdominal segment VII (2 row).
They even have a branch of Thomas Cook that organises Out of This World Party Tours, taking in everything from Hogmanay in Scotland to Slurp Day on Scutum in the Central Milky Way (a lot of chocolate is involved).
Males have a plate, the scutum, which covers the entire back, while in females, the scutum covers only the anterior part of the back.