paramere


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paramere

[′par·ə‚mir]
(biology)
One half of a bilaterally symmetrical animal or somite.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of several paired structures of an insect, especially those on the ninth abdominal segment.
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1 Anterior part of 4th antennal segment dark brown; apical margin of male paramere almost straight with distinct and quite thick apical spin; spermathecal bulb with four processes of variable shape and size .
Male proctiger thick, rounded posteriorly; subgenital plate short; paramere (Fig.
5 the length of gonocoxite, without subterminal fine seta and four spiniform setae present; paramere simple, apex rounded and without isolated setae near the middle on dorsal margin; ejaculatory ducts simple; lateral lobe thin.
Aedeagus asymmetrical through 90[degrees] inversion of distiphallus; with two parameres, and these carrying a rugose morphoventral projection (Fig.
Pronotum with sixteen regularly arranged spines; corium with sparse very small dentine; dorsoposterior cavity of male pygophore with broad bilobed median projection, ventroposterior cavity distinctly v-shaped, lateral lobes of pygophore produced with apex a little depressed, paramere stem broad,elongated with well-developed inner process, bladerelatively thin bend, anterior part acutely tapered with small round projection on upper margin, spermethecal bulb with three finger-like processes M.
Left paramere, endosoma, and phallotheca of holotype of Leptidolon vittipenne Reuter.
Phallosome simple, open anteriorly, with aedeagal arch pointed and external parameres slender, incurved, bearing pores distally; lacking endophallic sclerites, but with a radula slit in the middle (Figs.
The paramere of the male is forked and resembles with P.
Although the middle tooth of the inner side of the primary ventral paramere appeared to be slightly more pronounced in M.
It differs by the entirely yellow antenna, hind tibia without erect posterior bristles medially, a large pair of light brown spot on all tergites, surstylus shorter than epandrium, aedeagus thin and elongated, and paramere bristled distally.
sericinus a rounded prominence on the distal portion of the male's paramere fits into an indentation in the female's hemisternite).
Ahmad et al (1998) transferred sericollis to Neohalys Ahmad and Parveen (1982) on the basis of strong resemblance in male genital characters particularly the paramere which is one of the most diagnostic characters in Halyini.