tectiform


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tectiform

Like a roof in form or use.
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Forewings broad with prominent venation, held steeply tectiform, veins not reticulate, transverse veins absent in costal area; long impair CuA (Fig.
Macropterous, wings broad and elongate, well exceeding abdomen, held steeply tectiform (almost parallel to body) in repose.
Pelobatochelys'" blakii is attributed to Tropidemys because it shares exclusively with this plesiochelyid the presence of a sagittal keel, its carapace being high and tectiform, and wider than long posterior neurals, with no short anterior sides.
Aedeagus curved ventrad, bent in "C" shape, shaft slightly compressed, with small retrorse spines, abruptly narrowing at distal fourth; phallotrema subapical on dorsolateral surface; periandrum as a transverse strut obtusely bent caudally against the phallotheca, periandrum and anal segment in close contact; connective long, stout, shortly braced to the periandrum above tectiform structure.
Anal segment of males tectiform and with a wide triangular posteromedian excavation, posterior margin set with numerous incurving teeth ventrally and occasionally the posteroventral angle expanded.