microtrichia

microtrichia

[‚mī·krō′trik·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
Small hairs on the integument of various insects, especially on the wings.
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Evaluation of phytochemical screening and analgesic activity of aqueous extract of the leaves of Microtrichia perotitii dc (Asteraceae) in mice using hotplate method.
Microtrichia present on sculpture lines on the pleurotergites (black arrows) (adult Thrips tabaci).
Wings: Wing vein R4+5 slightly dipped; second basal cell microtrichose; alula covered by microtrichia
bingoparadoxum is characterized by the following combination: anal point robust, nearly parallel-sided and abruptly tapered to near pointed apex; superior volsella robust, abruptly narrowed apically to hook-shaped form, with two basal setae and one lateral seta, covered with microtrichia.
Some species have dense microtrichia while others have rather sparse microtrichia that make it more difficult to establish patterning.
quinquesetosum belongs to the subgenus Tripodura for its club-shaped superior volsella without an apical projection, a broad anal point, superior volsella covered with microtrichia and with setae on distal parts of the outer and inner margin, but the wings lack dark markings and the wing membrane lacks setae.
Brownish; microtrichia absent in cells bc, c and bm and absent basally in cell br.
Tufts of cuticular microtrichia or spines cover the entire internal surface of the sheaths near the apex (Fig.
Endosoma (partially inflated) without protruding lobes on proximal half; distal half with medial paired dorsal sclerites and dense areas of microtrichia (Figs.
Wings: Membrane of wings translucent whitish; bearing several microtrichia.
Spermatopositor short, with two movable fingers in gonopore complex, long dorsal microtrichia with bases arranged in a "V" and not fused, and short apical and ventral microtrichia.