epipleural


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epipleural

[¦ep·ə′plu̇r·əl]
(anatomy)
Arising from a rib.
(vertebrate zoology)
An intramuscular bone arising from and extending between some of the ribs in certain fishes.
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Secretion is released by exudation which constitutes a comparatively advanced mode of dispersal, and the exuded secretion spreads quickly along the epipleural gutters to reach the anterior portion.
However, the primary osteological diagnostic characteristic of this subgenus was given as "bifid epipleural ribs" (Costa, 2006).
Mas largos que anchos; la parte mas ancha en el ultimo tercio; angulos humerales fuertemente redondeados; margen de los lados subparalelos; apices redondeados; hombros levemente sobresalientes del resto de la superficie; se presentan dos bandas situadas a la mitad y en el declive elitral; la primera, sinuada, surgiendo posteriormente a la sutura elitral, continuando hasta el doblez epipleural; la segunda, semisinuada, surgiendo desde la sutura elitral, continuando hasta los margenes epipleurales, cubriendo la totalidad del ultimo cuarto, hasta el apex del mismo; el disco es subaplanado a convexo.
Totalidad del integumento negro, excepto labio y clipeo en color ocre; segmentos abdominales de color rojizo; elitros con dos bandas anchas transversales formadas por setas decumbentes color blanco-marfil, la primera ubicada en la parte media, banda completa desde margen epipleural a la sutura elitral, margenes de banda irregularmente sinuados; la segunda ubicada en ultimo tercio basal, la cual se inicia en la sutura elitral prolongandose hasta la curvatura posterolateral, cubriendo todo el declive elitral, hasta los apices.
8), densely and regularly punctate; epipleural border progressively narrowed toward the apex, with long setae; humeral calla rounded, prominent; apical calla rounded.
12), erect long setae less abundant than short decumbent setae; epipleural border progressively narrowed toward apex, with long setae; humeral calla rounded, prominent; apical calla rounded.
Quilla epipleural bien marcada pero poco prominente 13' Elitros poco rugosos, con una D.
de Mexico, Puebla) puncticeps 5 Epipleural carina subdenticulate at shoulder.
Elytra oval, widened posteriorly, rather convex; finely striate; striae superficially punctured, not crenulate; interstices flat, strongly microreticulate, without any trace of punctation; epipleural margin sparsely elongately ciliate till more than the half of length.
Elytra strongly convex, broadly oval-elongate, not microreticulate so shiny, rather deeply striate; striae superficially punctured, not crenulate; interstices nearly flat, finely sparsely punctured; epipleural carina not denticulate at shoulder; epipleural margin elongately ciliate.
Elytra moderately elongate, subparallel-sided, not denticulate at shoulder, finely but rather deeply striate; striae crenulate; interstices moderately convex, sparsely punctulate; epipleural margin thick, elongately and sparsely ciliate on basal two thirds.