plastron


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plastron

[′plas‚trän]
(invertebrate zoology)
The ventral plate of the cephalothorax of spiders.
(vertebrate zoology)
The ventral portion of the shell of tortoises and turtles.
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Snappers generally mate on the bottom of a waterbody, and usually not in this position, but rather with the male's plastron against the female's carapace.
This material documents all the elements of both the carapace and the plastron of the taxon represented in this early Oligocene locality.
Body sizes (midline plastron length, PL, in mm and body mass, BM, in g) for two species of Graptemys in the Alabama River Graptemys nigrinoda Unsexed Adult Juvenile Adult juveniles males females females N 27 65 ii 53 Mean PL 45.
El plastron fue aproximado empleando resina acrilica autopolimerizable de metilmetracrilato (Fig.
After rejoins there are a total of 529 inscribed pieces with the following distribution: 511 turtle plastrons, 13 turtle carapaces, and 5 bovine scapulae; 345 pieces are intact.
The animals were weighed and measured following body biometric parameters, such as, carapace length (CL), which corresponds to the measurement between the first dorsal marginal shields (or nuchal) until the suture of the last dorsal marginal shields (or supracaudals); carapace width (CW) is the distance between the 6th and 7th dorsal shield from side to side; plastron length (PL) corresponds to dorsal measurements, or rather, from the anterior edge of intergular shield until the posterior point of the suture of anal shields; plastron width (PW), which corresponds to the most ventral lateral distance between the points of insertion of the pectoral and abdominal shields with the right and left marginal shields.
Mikromorphologische Chitinstrukturen als Plastronbildner bei terrestrisch lebenden Thysanopteren (Insecta) (Micromorphological chitin structures as a builder of plastron in terrestrial living Thysanoptera [Insecta]).
For the records of the first experimental condition, where there was no uncertainty, the fencers had to make a simple straight lunge when the circle appeared in the center of the plastron ([S.
These terminals will be equipped with plastron green.
AU CAFE Epandant comine un gout d'Ylang-Ylang fugace, Il ostente ses clairs bijoux et l'eclatant Plastron immacule qui l'illustre d'autant Assis qu'il est, ce soir, au frais sur la terrasse.