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sinuate

[′sin·yə‚wət]
(botany)
Having a wavy margin with strong indentations.
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2e): Pear shaped, costa straight, apex round, termen sinuated, dorsum straight, discoidal cell closed, more than half length of the wing; veins, Sc+ R1 arises from the axillary region, short and separated from R1, humeral (h) curves toward the proximal region of the costal margin begins from Sc+R1 and Rs, M1 originated from upper angle of the discal cell, M2 originates from middle of the discal cell, M3 originates from lower angle of the cell, Cu1 parallel to Cu2, two veins A2 and A3 arise from the axillary of the wing, A2 ending at the tornus of wing, A3 ending at dorsal margin.
Apical truncature indistinct, apex oblique very gently sinuated, outer angles widely rounded off.
5-6): labrum visible in dorsal view, protruding beyond clypeal apex, rectangular, anterior margin slightly mesally sinuated and with apical fringe of setae on both sides.
Forewing ground color blackish brown with an obviously triangular patch between medial and subterminal lines; basal line black, just represented at front part; antemedial line black and wavy, inconspicious, excurved to orbicular spot, then incurved to inner margin; medial line black, poorly discernible and sinuated, excurved to reniform spot, then incurved to inner margin; postmedial line black, sinuated and strongly excurved to [M.
5x broader than long, anterior margin distinctly broader than head width, anterior angles toothed, humeral angles sub acutely produced, lateral margin distinctly sinuated, length 2.