basitarsus

basitarsus

[¦bās·ə¦tär·səs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The basal segment of the tarsus in arthropods.
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Femoral anterior ventral edge of leg I type C (Roth, 2003) with a comb of tiny spines and 3 long hairs, 1 apical spine and genicular spine present; legs II and III with apical and genicular spines; basitarsus of leg I shorter than the sum of the tarsites length (Fig.
Leg IV with threemacrosetae on genu 50 (40-55), tibia 43 (38-50) and basitarsus 73 (63-83) long respectively.
Protapanteles (Protapanteles) enephes has the ocelli relatively large, posterior imaginary tangent to fore ocellus transecting deeply the hind pair of ocelli (Figure 8); notauli indistinct (Figure 9) propodeum rugo-rugulose (Figure 10), tergite I tending to be widened posteriorly and with the sculpture of its horizontal part intrincated (Figure 11), inner spur of the hind tibia slightly longer than half basitarsus (Figures 5, 13), cheeks bright yellow to rusty (Figure 3).
The sex comb is a male-specific row of "teeth" on the basitarsus of the male prothoracic leg.
21) Basitarsus 3 of female slender, more than three times longer than wide (1); basitarsus broader, less than or equal to three times longer than wide (0).
1-5]); Leg Ratio (LR), ratio of metatarsus to tibia; beinverhaltnisse>> (BV), combined length of femur, tibia, and basitarsus divided by combined length of tarsomeres 2-5; <<Schenkel-Scheine-verhaltnis>> (SV), ratio of femur plus tibia to metatarsus.
Note: The holotype is a moderately well preserved specimen with tips of both antennae (flagella contain 6 and 12 segments, respectively), one fore leg, tarsi behind basitarsus of one mid and one hind leg, and apices of ovipositor and sheath absent; mesosoma slightly deformed.
Macrosetae present on leg IV, tibia, basitarsus and distitarsus measuring 53, 28 and 28 in lengths, respectively, setae stout with rounded tips (Fig.