clypeus


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clypeus

[′klip·ē·əs]
(invertebrate zoology)
An anterior medial plate on the head of an insect, commonly bearing the labrum on its anterior margin.
(mycology)
A disk of black tissue about the mouth of the perithecia in certain ascomycetes.
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Colour: Carapace mottled with white; bearing brown setae anteriorly, transparent setae posteriorly; two longitudinal brown bands extending from eyes to posterior edge; clypeus brown, faintly marked with white centrally; chelicerae brown, mottled with white; eye region white.
Palpi, mandible (except for blackish teeth), scape and pedicel of antenna, lower half of clypeus, tegula and legs yellow.
2D, 8C), less convex apical portion of the frons and basal portion of the clypeus (Fig.
Biostratigraphical studies carried out by Thomson (1939) and Kessel (1963) at Vaana bog confirmed the presence of marine gyttja deposits rich in brackish-water diatoms, especially Campylodiscus clypeus.
Bristles: 10 long on caput in mid-dorsal line; three long, five short anteromedially; six long, several short between PME; one long, two short between AME; one long, five short on clypeus edge.
In Cyprus Clypeus was hauled out again and rested for five years while Peter took another job in burgeoning, exciting, Shanghai.
It differs slightly in the smaller size, darker coloration, and lack of white hairs on the clypeus and "cheeks".
Clypeus yellowish with a black triangular spot in front of chelicerae.
Stomach contents analysis for three size categories [mean length from tip of clypeus to tip of abdomen [+ or -] SE (N)] of Corydalus cornutus from the South Llano River, Kimble Co.
Head wider than long (17:24); anterior process conical, reaching basal one-fifth of first antennal segment; gena not exceeding apex of clypeus; clypeus strongly raised anteriorly.