basitarsus

basitarsus

[¦bās·ə¦tär·səs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The basal segment of the tarsus in arthropods.
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Note: The holotype is a moderately well preserved specimen with tips of both antennae (flagella contain 6 and 12 segments, respectively), one fore leg, tarsi behind basitarsus of one mid and one hind leg, and apices of ovipositor and sheath absent; mesosoma slightly deformed.
Legs: tibia, basitarsus and telotarsus with abundant setation; prolateral and retrolateral pedal spurs present on all legs.
Legs: Tibia, basitarsus and telotarsus with numerous ventral setae; tibial spur present in legs III-IV; prolateral pedal spur single in legs I-II, bifid in legs III-IV; retrolateral pedal spur present in all the legs.
Basitarsus 3 of leg I slender, 4 times longer than broad, with 2 setae: stiff (r) and (grt) (Fig.
3 times as long length as F1 F2-F3 slightly longer than about 2 times as long wide as wide Mid tibial spur slightly longer than as long as basitarsus basitarsus Ovipositor at least slightly distinctly shorter longer than mid tibia than mid tibia Length of body 0.
Body dark brown to black, with first segment of gaster white to yellow; ovipositor sheaths dark brown; antennal scape yellow to pale brown, pedicel and flagellum infuscate brown; wings hyaline; legs, including coxae, dark brown, with base and apex of mid tibia and hind femur white; basitarsus of hind leg infuscate.
Diagnosis: Orange species with black rectangular patch at anterior margin of scutum above ocp foramen and pair of broad dark brown stripes on posterior half of scutum; femora are long and slender, basitarsus of middle leg ventrally with modified setulae.