cupreous


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cupreous

1. of, consisting of, containing, or resembling copper; coppery
2. of the reddish-brown colour of copper

cupreous

[′kyü·prē·əs]
(science and technology)
Containing or resembling copper.
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Pronotum at most tumid behind head; clypeus anteriorly rounded, sometimes briefly truncate but not shallowly emarginated; pronotum frequently with sides broadly marked with brown, longitudinal central third or more dark brown to black, sometimes with cupreous reflections .
A somewhat surprising result is that we fail to recover in our analyses a monophyletic assemblage of the "metallic" species- those that have the cupreous coloration in the head and thorax (A.