microtrichia

microtrichia

[‚mī·krō′trik·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
Small hairs on the integument of various insects, especially on the wings.
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Abdominal tergite IV with pair of transverse patches of microtrichia reaching middle (Fig.
Some species have dense microtrichia while others have rather sparse microtrichia that make it more difficult to establish patterning.
Endosoma (partially inflated) without protruding lobes on proximal half; distal half with medial paired dorsal sclerites and dense areas of microtrichia (Figs.
Spermatopositor short, with two movable fingers in gonopore complex, long dorsal microtrichia with bases arranged in a "V" and not fused, and short apical and ventral microtrichia.
Membrane transparent, weakly yellow-brown stained, entirely lacking microtrichia.
0,15-0,17 as long as body, with all segments lightly pigmented, III with 5 annulations with microtrichia hardly developed, IV 2,102,14 times as long as wide, with 6 annulations bearing minute but distinct microtrichia (Fig.
SETATION: Head and thorax" Large parts of head and thorax with dense microtrichia (Fig.
Dorsal side of penis with a group of eight long microtrichia on each side, with bases arranged in a "V" and not fused.
9) with flagellar pubescence about half as long as width of segments; fore wing with sparse microtrichia, marginal cilia 0.
Tergites IV-VI with 3 setae on lateral microtrichial field; tergite VIII without any microtrichia anteromedially; tergite IX with microtrichia broadly covering the posterior half.
SURFACE AND VESTITURE: Surface dull, covered with dense microtrichia.