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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Regarding the Luzarinae, the pseudepiphallic parameres of the Aracambiae Group Souza-Dias, 2014 are also modified, being partly membranous, which probably increases its claspering function (see Discussion in Souza-Dias & Desutter-Grandcolas, in press).
Aedeagus asymmetrical through 90[degrees] inversion of distiphallus; with two parameres, and these carrying a rugose morphoventral projection (Fig.
Left paramere, endosoma, and phallotheca of holotype of Leptidolon vittipenne Reuter.
The paramere of the male is forked and resembles with P.
Parameres disconnected at base, with 2 branches nearly parallel.
If forced past this host plant consideration, the species will run to couplet 50, where it produce an illogical result due to its non-conforming combination of paramere shapes (Fig.
Paramere slim, apophysis bearing prominent dentifer and a few slender setae in apical half (Figs.
The male genitalia are very similar in the two subspecies, but the dorsal lobes of the parameres appear to be broader at the apex in O.
Genitalia: Genital capsule broad, laterally sinuate; posteroventral border with wide, slightly convex, median plate; paramere (Fig.
Paramere dorsobasal to gonocoxite, appearing well sclerotized with short, curved tip (Fig.