crenulate


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crenulate

[′kren·əl‚āt]
(biology)
Having a minutely crenate margin.
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In strongly armed specimens tergites II-IX with a variable number of spiniform appendages or crenulate lobules arranged in a transverse row along posterior margin; these only represented by a pair of low and short carinae in plain specimens.
disc crimson, purple-red to orange-red, epruinose, thalline margin slightly prominent, smooth, crenulate to verrucose, even crenulate or flexuose.
Pronotal disc with shallow, small punctures regularly separated and distributed on disc, but less dense near midline; lateral margins obtusely angled, widest behind middle; lateral marginal bead irregularly crenulate, with long, slender setae; anterior marginal bead without setae; anterior angles obtuse, not prominent; posterior angles broadly obtuse, rounded.
A small plate (or tessera) which we interpret as an orbital plate (tessera) has one, 1 mm long, rather wide arcuate crenulate dentine ridge on the porous basal plate (Fig.
Pro- and retrodorsal and proventral carinae of femur complete, regularly granular; prolateral median carina of tall conical, unequal granules or small apophyses; retrolateral median carina homogeneously crenulate, ending in an acute conical apophysis near the base; retroventral carina not defined, replaced by a flattened area with subtle granulation.
N rosette at posterior end of body (114) N funnel connecting with rosette short (115) N funnel narrow (116) N antero-lateral genital notch present (117) F body margins crenulate (118) N body spines small over most of body, large at pharyngeal
Stem leaves with a lamina of 3 or 4 rows of cells high; segments 4 or 6 cells long; perianth mouth crenulate .
Vagina very long and slender with muscular wall; attached laterally to body wall by a well-developed series of muscle fibres; merges with free oviduct at origin of bursa copulatrix duct; interior wall of vagina with weakly crenulate, longitudinal ridges.
martensii, the ventromedian carinae of the metasomal segment II and III are crenulate and the granules are evenly developed; the ventrolateral carinae of the metasomal segment V are serratocrenulate and the granules are evenly developed or slightly increasing in size posteriorly; the pedipalp chela is slender with Cl/Cw = 4.
Hydrothecae, wide, bell-shaped, 250-280 [micron]m long, 200-245 [micron]m wide at margin, 95-110 [micron]m wide at diaphragm; margin slightly crenulate, 14-16 soft cusps, and 13-15 fine longitudinal folds, or sometimes entire; diaphragm thin, transverse or slightly oblique; basal chamber usually small.
Margin teeth crenulate, cephalic and first abdominal setae capitates; caudal furrow with irregular markings; a row of papillae numbering about 50 on submargin takahashii (David & Subramaniam) --.