proctiger

proctiger

[′präk·tə·jər]
(invertebrate zoology)
The cone-shaped, reduced terminal segment of the abdomen of an insect which contains the anus.
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The following abbreviation are used; BL-body length; BW--body width; HW--head width; VL--vertex length; WL--forewing length; WW--forewing width; AL--antenna length; MTL--metatibia length; MP--male proctiger length; PL--paramere length; AB--length of proximal segment of aedeagus; AA--length of distal segment of aedeagus; FP--female proctiger length; SL--female subgenital plate length; FA--length of apical process of female proctiger; FL--forewing pad length; CL--circumanal ring length; CPL--caudal plate length; CW--caudal plate width.
29 Length of ninth paratergite: (0) equal to eighth; (1) distinctly shorter than eighth, almost equal to proctiger.
Epandrium short (less than half as long as broad in dorsal view), hardly separated into two lobes distally; proctiger well-developed, jutting out far beyond epandrium; gonocoxites well-developed, oval in shape (lateral view), distomedial lobe well-developed, with three sharp medially directed claw-like processes (ventral view); gonostyli well-developed, elongate, straight; hypandrium slightly shorter than wide (ventral view), broad proximally, tapering to somewhat truncate, slightly bilobed distal end; aedeagus largely hidden from view, straight, weakly sclerotized.
shuar Buzzetti, 2006 porque los machos presentan en el octavo segmento abdominal una terminacion en forma de diente hacia el lado derecho, pero difieren en que el proctiger de P.
1G) with triangular shaped moderate first gonocoxae, inner and outer margins sinuated, slightly wide apart; ninth paratergites flipper-like large, slightly passing beyond fused posterior margin of eighth paratergites, later medially concave; second gonocoxae with posterior margin straight, posterior margin of proctiger markedly convex; spermatheca (Fig.
Dorsal part of posterior foramen of segment VII, including (a) a pair of large, ventral laterotergites VIII connected by (b) an unpaired segment IX formed by a transversely rectangular sclerite (with a thin dorsal bridge and lateral arms, and a complex ventral, not fully understood ventral connective), and (c) the frame IX filled up by a large, circular proctiger including a ring-shaped segment X (c1) and bivalved segment XI (c2).
He also listed other characters found in that species group, such as the lack of postanal filaments on the proctiger of the male and the smooth and shiny basal area of the propodeum of both sexes.
Machos: urosternito VI con un tuberculo pequeno en el medio del margen posterior; urosternito VII sin una quilla; proctiger con un cuerno largo a cada lado (Fig.
Body length (BL) of males was measured from the apex of the genal process to the end of the subgenital plate; in the case of females, BL was measured from the apex of the genal process to the distal part of the proctiger.
2): Pygophore: transverse, strongly tapered distally; opening small, rounded; proctiger covering all or most of phallotheca + endosoma and most of left paramere except for sensory lobe and sclerotized, dorsal process on anterior margin of left paramere.