frontal angle

frontal angle

[¦frənt·əl ¦aŋ·gəl]
(anthropology)
The angle formed by the intersection of lines from the bregma and glabella to the auricular point.
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Male frons narrow, frontal vitta brown to black, with longitudinal crinkle, fronto-orbital plate and parafacial with gleamy yellowish-white and silver pruinosity, all with small hairs, fronto-orbital plate with transverse strip, parafacial and gena broad, frontal angle and vibrissa angle all projecting, gena about 1/2 of eye in height, antenna scape and pedicel red-brown to black, most of first flagellomere red-brown, first flagellomere at least 2.
3 times as wide as first flagellomere, without facial carina, lower 1/3 of facial ridge with small setae, lower parafacial brown, epistoma distinctly situated behind frontal angle in profile, gena black, with grey pruinosity, gena about 3/5 of eye in height, genal hairs black, and postgena setae light-yellow, prementum without pruinosity, slightly shining, about 2.
2 times as long as pedicel, the basal 1/4 of arista becoming thick, the basal 3/4 of arista plumose, the longest hairs subequal to first flagellomere in width, facial carina lower and narrow, lower 1/3 of facial ridge with small setae, lower of parafacial brown, epistoma distinctly situated behind frontal angle in profile, gena black, with grey pruinosity, genal height about 1/3 of eye height, genal hairs black, and postgena with sparse light-yellow hairs, occiput lateral area with hairs, prementum without pruinosity, shining, about 2.
Breaking from the distancing frontal angle that characterizes the other images, Sedgwick, Arkansas (Population 112), Board of Aldermen, May13, 2002.
The "S" implant was designed to augment the nasal frontal angle and dorsum of the nasal bone, thus offering a superior alternative to other and more common forms of nasal augmentation material available today.
0 times longer than broad, arista pubscent, longest hairs as long as its basal diameter; facial ridge distinctly narrow, lower facial margin projecting, vibrissal angle and frontal angle placed behind lower facial margin in profile; gena covered with dark grey pruinosity, genal height about 1/7-2/9 of eye height; gena with 1-2 rows of upcurved peristomal setae; both postgenal and paragenal setae entirely black; postocular setae extending to ventral surface, the upper lateral area of the occiput with 2 rows of setae; proboscis slender; prementum shiny, sparsely with pruinosity basally, about 6-7 times longer than broad; palpus black, about 4/5 length of prementum.
Macropterous form: Thorax: Pronotum wider than long, with hispid tubercles, subquadrate, flattened, not declivous; frontal angles rounded, not projecting; humeral angles obtuse, not exposed; collar indistinctly depressed, not separated by a distinct incised line; middle third of pronotal disk with a broad longitudinal sulcus; anterolateral margins obliquely straight, roughly granulate; posterior margin concavely arcuate before base of scutellum; prosternum depressed; meso and metasternum sulcate; anterior lobe of metathoracic peritreme weakly reniform, posterior lobe subacute, raised; evaporative area short; posterior margin of metapleura with outer third obtusely rounded, and slightly raised.
Thorax: Pronotum with anterolateral margins widely emarginate, obliquely straight; frontal angles projecting forward as medium-sized and broadly elongate conical lobe, reaching, but not touching middle third of postocular tubercle.
Thorax: Pronotum with anterolateral margins widely emarginate, obliquely straight; frontal angles projecting forward as short relatively broad conical lobes, reaching posterior border of postocular tubercle (Fig.
Thorax: Pronotum with anterolateral margins narrowly emarginate, with anterior half straight and posteriorly half rounded; frontal angles projecting forward as mediumsized, slender conical lobe, reaching middle third of postocular tubercle (Fig.
Wider than long, trapeziform, strongly declivent; collar wide; frontal angles obtuse, not exposed; humeral angles projected on large, slender and acute spine, directed outward, and slightly backward; anterior border smooth, weakly curved; anterolateral borders obliquely straight, smooth, not emarginated; posterolateral borders straight, with upper third stout, tuberculate; triangular process broad, laminate; posterior border straight, smooth; calli flat, entire, separated at midline by two deep pits, each lateral to midpoint (Fig.