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cerci

[′sər·sē]
(zoology)
A pair of posterior abdominal appendages with delicate hairs found on many insects, including cockroaches and crickets, that are very sensitive to the air currents generated by a moving object.
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apicalis is characterised (Feijen 1987) by the smooth central frons, glossy dorsal collar, except for some pruinosity posterior to the central knob, pruinosity pattern of scutum (some pruinosity medially behind collar, lateral pruinosity between humeral callus and intrascutal suture not extending medially along the intrascutal suture, pruinose edge anteriorly of scutellum), pruinose black scutellum, proximally rounded apical wing spot, broad, apically rounded surstyli with only microtrichia apically and some small setulae, rather short [male] cerci, [female] tergum 8 with anteriorly a broad medial gap, posteriorly tapering [female] sternum 7 with more sclerotised V-shaped central section and rounded spermathecae.
8) (Central Africa) lobatus Oldroyd, 1970 -- Katatergal macrosetae yellow-white 2 2 Antennal setae primarily black, a few white basoventrally on scape; postmetacoxal area membranous (bridge absent); female cerci with short spine-like setae (East & southern Africa) 3 -- Antennal setae primarily white, a few black distolaterally; postmetacoxal area bridged by a sclerotised bar; female cerci fine setose only (South Africa) 6 3 All femora with short brown-orange region proximally (East Africa) 4 -- Femora uniform black (tiny patches of orange colour may be seen but never on all femora) (southern Africa) 5 4 Anatergal setae black; T1 with at least a few black macrosetae laterally; hypandrium with subapical tuft of black setae ([male] terminalia as Fig.
This years performances for Art Meets Fashion are presented by 11th Hauz, Urban Dance Organization, Conn Curran Trio, Dancers from Ballet West, Transfusion Hype, DJ and video installations from Siak and Cerci and DJ performance by Anton, Ria, DJ Che, Diamondz, and DJ V.
Alcantara VM, Chautard-Freire-Maia EA, Scartezini M, Cerci MS, Braun-Prado K, Picheth G.
Like all roaches, MHCs also have a pair of sensory appendages at the end of the abdomen known as cerci (Figure 1).
Mancini has already discovered one potential signing, Fiorentina winger Alessio Cerci, has opted to remain in Serie A.
Two substitutes combined on 82 minutes to clinch the victory with a goal identical to Maicon's at the San Siro, with this time Alessio Cerci slipping in Julio Baptista to beat Viviano at his near post.