epimeron


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epimeron

[‚ep·ə′mir‚än]
(invertebrate zoology)
The posterior plate of the pleuron in insects.
The portion of a somite between the tergum and the insertion of a limb in arthropods.
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Mesoepisternum and mesoepimeron devoid of pale color, but a cream-colored patch on the lower lateral part of the mesothoracic tergum, a large one on the metathoracic episternum and epimeron, with a small patch anteriorly and laterally on the metathoracic tergum (see Fig.
Pronotum in dorsal view gradually widening backward, with hind margin marginate; lateral postocular band dark brown, very well defined, extending to epimeron 2 and 3; ventral half of male pronotal lobe white with a dark mark, the white color extends to epimeron 2 (Figs 1, 10).
Tegmina white, costal, subcostal and radial-sector areas dark; lateral post-ocular band dark brown, extending to epimeron 2.
Pronotum in dorsal view gradually widening with hind margin emarginated; lateral post-ocular band dark brown, extending to epimeron 2 (Fig.
Tegument mostly smooth, some rugose areas on lobes of metazona of pronotum, mesothoracic epimeron, metathoracic episternum, and in the female on the expanded terga of the metathorax and 1st abdominal segment.
Prothoracic epimeron white posteriorly, black or grey anteriorly.