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punctate

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(biology)
Dotted; full of minute points.
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flavicollis by the profusion of small, dark punctation on the pronotum and by the dark posterolateral corners of the connexiva (Fig.
Discussion: Species in this genus are distinguished based on characteristics of pronotum punctation and maculation, connexiva coloration, and characters related to male genitalia and medial lobes of the 8th abdominal tergum.
Punctation shallow, sparse and regular on (a), deep, dense and irregular on most of (b); punctation lacking the part of (b) dorsal and posterior to supracoxale, and on (c), (d) and (e).
from South Africa, in the comparatively wider frontoclypeal lamina and confused elytral punctation.
1a); anterior part of lateral clypeal declivity with outward expansion hardly noticeable; with dense but coarse punctation throughout; antennal clubs dark brown, flagellum and pedicel bronze-black.
Dark olive green to shiny bronze; with white marks on pro-, meso-, and metafemora and abdominal sternites reduced to absent; with fine punctation and extremely dense and long setae throughout, except at posterior end of median sulcus, base of metafemora and inner half of abdominal sternites 1-5 (Fig.
Surface of pronotum with fine microreticulation consisting of pattern of dense transversal meshes, glabrous, with extremely fine microsetae or with fine regularly seta-bearing punctation.
Surface with superficial fine microreticulation of dense meshes and very fine sparse punctation.
Disk of pronotum subconic, with fine and coarse punctation and with depression in laterobasal regions (Fig.
In Richards' (1978) key, the punctation on the pronotum, scutum, scutellum, and propodeum are important diagnostic features to recognize Synoeca species, and some of these features are synapomorphic in our cladogram.
57 x) as broad as base, punctations small, deep and dense, semicircular, each punctation set with subtriangular scales (Fig.
Metasternon with longitudinal furrow in the metasternal plate; metasternal plate shiny, with fine punctation and 2-3 large points on each side of the metasternal furrow.