claviform


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claviform

[′klav·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
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Foretarsus with sensillum b' present, t1 claviform, t3 long and finger-like, all other sensilla slender and parallel-sided (Figs.
Stipe is cylindrical, young fruit Stipe is cylindrical, thin, bodies are quite thick, and ripe sometimes with a thickening at ones are more or less thin, with a the bottom; above a ring it claviform thickening at the bottom; has a cap's colour, below it-- above a ring it is whitish, below a it is darker.
Tarsus of palp with more than 40 claviform trichobothria dorsally.
6-2 cm long; extrafloral nectaries 3-7, claviform and fusiform, stipitate, located between all pairs of leaflets, occasionally absent in the proximal pair or 0-2 in the distal, 2-3 x 0.
Penis claviform, with broad, dorsoventrally flattened stalk; penis head vitreous, ovate and dorsally swollen, with two widely separated apical lobes culminate in a conical protuberance with three setae; ventral side with a seta below each apical lobe, lateral and dorsal sides without setae; secretion collector tubes separated, parallel, narrow and leading level with penial surface; cylindrical glans with wide mouth.
6-10): syntergosternite slender, semicircular, epandrium wide; surstylus wide rounded with a triangular inner process; hypandrium narrow; pregonites short narrow subuliform and postgonites in form of a pair of long broad knife-like sclerites, decussate apically; phallus with a W-shaped sclerite and 2 pairs of slender subuliform processes in ventral view; phallapodeme short claviform and oblique backwards.
Histologically, the esophageal mucosa presented a stratified squamous epithelium surrounded by a lamina propria with numerous taste tissues, in which two cell types may be identified: the mucosa and claviform epithelium.
Macdunnoughia Kostrowicki, 1961 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Plusiinae) was erected for the French species, Plusia confusa Stephens, 1850 as its type species, and can be readily recognized by the claviform stigma coalesced or divided and a dark-colored medial area on the forewing, and the remarkable sacculus processus in male genitalia.