genital segment

genital segment

[′jen·ət·əl ′seg·mənt]
(invertebrate zoology)
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Abdomen pale brown; ventral surface partly tinged with green; genital segment reddish.
Abdomen shiny dark brown; genital segments (male segment IX and female sternites VIII and IX) widely reddish brown.
15B), this process recessed adjacent to genital segment and often difficult to see; fore femur of male armed with 8-13 small, sharp, relatively inconspicuous, black, triangular teeth between basal and apical spurs, all of these teeth much smaller in size than either the basal or apical spur (Fig.
Male metasternum with posterior strongly depressed, folded upward into body, creating a distinct concavity immediately anterior to genital segment, posteromedial metasternal process not evident.
Metasternum posteriorly depressed, meeting depressed basal abdominal sterna to form a deep depression anterior to genital segment, this depression bearing a bidentate medial process with small papillae (Figs.
The genital segment of each male was removed and macerated in 10% NaOH for 20 min at 100 [degrees]C or overnight at room temperature and observed in glycerin jelly and drawn using a Leica MZ 125 (Leica, Germany) stereomicro scope.
Abdomen orange brown; apical part of male genital segment widely sanguineous.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the generally yellowish brown body without remarkable reddish suffusion, striped abdominal terga, apically infuscate male genital segment, sharp apical part of the phallotheca, rather C-shaped and comparatively short posterior wall.
Abdomen yellowish ventrally, brown dorsally, lateral areas pale yellowish to yellowish brown, genital segment brown to fuscous.
Abdomen with dorsal and ventral surface, genital segment, yellowish brown to brown; anal segment yellowish brown.
The genital segments of the examined specimens were macerated in 10% KOH and drawn from preparations in glycerin using Olympus CX41 stereomicroscope.
The genital segments of the examined specimens were macerated in 10% KOH and details of the genitalia were drawn from preparations in glycerin jelly with the aid of a light microscope.