cuneus


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cuneus

1. One of the wedge-shaped sections for spectators in an ancient theater.
2. Same as voussoir or wedge.
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If more mature specimens prove to exhibit reddish coloration on the posterior portion of the cuneus, then they will run to R.
Hemelytra: Mostly testaceous, with extensive red highlighting on claval margins; corium with most dense marking on medial aspect of embolium, and patchily on cuneus, with apex of the latter yellow.
Antennal segment I evenly slender: length from apex of clypeus to base of cuneus 2.
Hemelytron somewhat shagreened; cuneus with scalelike setae along inner margin.
DESCRIPTION (males only): COLORATION: Pronotum, mesoscutum and scutellum and cuneus dark-red brown, head and wings mostly orangish brown.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the reddish brown general coloration, yellow antennal segment II with the darkened apical 2/5, darkened anterior margin of the mesoscutum, sanguineous apices of the embolium and cuneus, deep red membrane veins, pale legs, and widely reddish brown apical part of the metafemur (Fig.
Hemelytron uniformly spotted; cuneus and corium tinged with red apically; cells of membrane with red veins.
STRUCTURE: Wings with straighter costal margins than in Schuhistes leckkersingia; brachypterous, with reduced cuneus and membrane.
1): Elongate, completely covering the abdomen; lateral margin nearly straight, slightly wider at level of apex of embolium, clavus elevated with respect to corium surface; claval suture impressed; embolium well delimited, apex ending close to cuneal fracture, not greatly expanded inward; cuneus slightly longer than wide; membrane with two cells.
1, 2): General coloration pale with dense brown or red dots, proximal to costal fracture and on cuneus dots very dense causing almost uniform red suffusion.
STRUCTURE: Cuneus and costal fracture absent, membrane always present as narrow crescent.
2 Hemelytron very long, cuneus nearly three times as long as wide; head dark; scutellum red; right portion of the vesica reaching about the middle of the left portion 3