lacunosus

lacunosus

[‚lak·yə′nō·səs]
(meteorology)
A cloud variety characterized more by the appearance of the spaces between the cloud elements than by the elements themselves, the gaps being generally rounded, often with fringed edges, and the overall appearance being that of a honeycomb or net; it is the negative of clouds composed of separate rounded elements.Formerly known as lacunaris.
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2004; Santos and Brasil-Sato, 2006) and for Atherinomorus lacunosus (Forster, 1801) parasitised by Livoneca sp.
Flabellifera: Cymothoidae), an isopod parasite in the oral and branchial cavities of the Red Sea silverside Atherinomorus lacunosus (Perciformes, Atherinidae).