pleuron


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pleuron

[′plu̇r‚än]
(invertebrate zoology)
The lateral portion of a single thoracic segment in arthropods.
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Male abdomen: Pleuron with large, dome-like, differentiated area on segment 4; hypandrium with elongate anterior plate and strong posterodorsal arms connecting to phallic plate, dorsolateral margin of posterodorsal arm having a prominent spur (Fig.
Characters: * tergite 9 and ectoproct: fused (+), unfused (-), partially fused (+/-); ** microtholi on male sternites: present (+), absent (-); *** location of spiracular opening on female eighth abdominal segment: on membranous pleuron below T8 (+), on T8 (-), spanning both T8 and the membrane below (+/-); male or female unknown or character state not reported (?).
We examined whether the chelae on the first pair of pereopods and the pleuron of the second abdominal segment increase linearly with body size in males and females of T.
In any case Cyriacus visited the nearby ancient sites of Pleuron and Calydon in 1436.
Third pleonal pleuron unarmed marginally, posterolateral angle subrectangular; fourth and fifth pleura (Figs.
In the absence of archaeological or epigraphic evidence, most scholars have taken Strabo's short passage on Pleuron as proof that Old Pleuron was sacked by Demetrios II and that, as a result, New Pleuron was rebuilt on higher and more secure ground.
Penaeidea are characterized by having a second pleuron that does not overlap the pleuron of the first somite whereas the Caridea includes taxa in which the second pleuron overlaps the pleura of the first and third somite.
(14.107-8) Because he is the youngest man present Diomedes asserts his right to be heard because of the distinction of his ancestry: Portheus of Pleuron and Kalydon had three sons, Agrios, Melas and Oineus; Oineus was the father of Diomedes' father Tydeus.
The yponomeutoid association of this genus is substantiated by having 2 autapomorphies for the superfamily: the presence of the posteriorly expanded male pleuron VIII, also known as pleural lobes, and the transverse ridge near the posterior margin of sternite II.
Yellowish brown, head partly yellow and shiny; pleuron shiny yellowish brown and bare; thorax with two longitudinal wide yellowish brown stripes, as wide as scutellum.