strains in an MDP can be detrimental to a genetic mapping study in that many false positive associations may arise simply due to the genetic divergence of these lines.
Colour: Body and antennae dark castaneous
brown, legs light yellow.
It is very close to Meristhus (Sulcimerus) quadripunctatus but can be separated by some distinguished characters: in Meristhus (Sulcimerus) afganus body colour castaneous
, antennal length just half of prothorax, pronotum with sides not sinuate, hind angles with distinct corners while in Meristhus (Sulcimerus) quadripunctatus body colour chocolate, antennal length 1/3rd of prothorax, pronotum with sides angulate, hind angles with blunt ends.
DESCRIPTION: Male (holotype): COLORATION: General coloration yellow with dark brown and pale pink spots on antennal segments I to III, anterolateral margins of pronotal disk, corial veins, posterior half and upper margin of connexivum, thorax, legs, abdominal sterna, and genital capsule; head dorsally yellow with short dark brown spot anterior to each ocelli; antennal segment IV pale castaneous
orange; labial segments I to III pale yellowish orange and IV dark orange; apex of scutellum pale yellow; hemelytral membrane translucent with veins and basal angle brown; labial segments I to III yellow and IV dark orange; anterior and posterior lobe of metathoracic peritreme pale yellow; abdominal segments pale castaneous
orange, scattered with brown and pink spots; mesopleura black.
Petals of unknown color fresh, dark castaneous
dried, pale-pustulate, thickened, obovate, slightly cucullate, concave; petal base adnate to stamen tube base for 0.
Head and thorax castaneous
-brunneous to castaneous
-piceous; elytra castaneous
-brunneous to castaneous
; abdominal segments castaneous
-piceous; antennae, palpi and legs brunneous to castaneous
These included Haplandrus fulvipes (Herbst) reported from Connecticut, Indiana, and New York, and Idiobates castaneous
(Knoch) that had been previously recorded from New York, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia (Wiggins et al.
VALENTINE BLUE caught a tartar in Castaneous
last time and will find it easier in the second division.
O'Neill, who had to be at his strongest on Grand Palace, found things much easier when completing his double on odds-on favourite Castaneous
in the 1m4f maiden.
chiletensis Plant size 2,2 m 1,2 m Leaf size length 65-70 cm 70 cm Sheath width 6-8 cm 5-6 cm Scales Whitish Castaneous
Inflorescence Lax, 3-4 pinnate, Lax, 2-3 pinnate, flowers secund, flowers secund, spreading.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the moderate size; castaneous
, ovoid body with the uniformly distributed, silvery, reclining setae; darkened antennal segment I and apical half of the II; apically pale brown femora; and lamellate, semicircular parempodia.
Head black; thorax and abdominal segments castaneous
; elytra testeceous-brunneus; antennae, palpi and legs castaneous
brunneous to brunneous.