epipleural


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epipleural

[¦ep·ə′plu̇r·əl]
(anatomy)
Arising from a rib.
(vertebrate zoology)
An intramuscular bone arising from and extending between some of the ribs in certain fishes.
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However, the primary osteological diagnostic characteristic of this subgenus was given as "bifid epipleural ribs" (Costa, 2006).
Totalidad del integumento negro, excepto labio y clipeo en color ocre; segmentos abdominales de color rojizo; elitros con dos bandas anchas transversales formadas por setas decumbentes color blanco-marfil, la primera ubicada en la parte media, banda completa desde margen epipleural a la sutura elitral, margenes de banda irregularmente sinuados; la segunda ubicada en ultimo tercio basal, la cual se inicia en la sutura elitral prolongandose hasta la curvatura posterolateral, cubriendo todo el declive elitral, hasta los apices.
8), densely and regularly punctate; epipleural border progressively narrowed toward the apex, with long setae; humeral calla rounded, prominent; apical calla rounded.
12), erect long setae less abundant than short decumbent setae; epipleural border progressively narrowed toward apex, with long setae; humeral calla rounded, prominent; apical calla rounded.
de Mexico, Puebla) puncticeps 5 Epipleural carina subdenticulate at shoulder.
Elytra oval, widened posteriorly, rather convex; finely striate; striae superficially punctured, not crenulate; interstices flat, strongly microreticulate, without any trace of punctation; epipleural margin sparsely elongately ciliate till more than the half of length.
Elytra strongly convex, broadly oval-elongate, not microreticulate so shiny, rather deeply striate; striae superficially punctured, not crenulate; interstices nearly flat, finely sparsely punctured; epipleural carina not denticulate at shoulder; epipleural margin elongately ciliate.
Elytra moderately elongate, subparallel-sided, not denticulate at shoulder, finely but rather deeply striate; striae crenulate; interstices moderately convex, sparsely punctulate; epipleural margin thick, elongately and sparsely ciliate on basal two thirds.
Elytra oval, rather convex, finely striate; striae superficially punctured, not crenulate; interstices flat, sparsely and finely punctured; epipleural carina subdenticulate at shoulder.
Elytra convex, oval-elongate, rather deeply striate; striae distinctly punctured, subcrenulate; interstices flat, finely microreticulate so few shiny, very finely and sparsely punctured; epipleural margin sparsely ciliate.