propleuron


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propleuron

[prō′plu̇r‚än]
(invertebrate zoology)
A pleuron of the prothorax in insects.
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All setae black with exception of golden seta on propleuron. Two notopleural setae (1 damaged), 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae (3 damaged), 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta (1 damaged), 1 apical scutellar seta (1 damaged), 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
Two notopleural setae, 1 (damaged) supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae, 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 (damaged) apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 yellow seta above fore coxa on propleuron. Black semi-adpressed setulae on mesoscutum.
One notopleural seta (a second may occur, but not evident on specimen), 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar seta, 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron. All setae black.
Pronotum weakly shagreened, with narrowly darkened posterolateral corners; ventral margin of propleuron infuscate.
Two notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta (1 damaged), 2 postalar setae (1 damaged), 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta (1 damaged), 1 apical scutellar seta (2 damaged), 1 seta on anepimeron (2 damaged) and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron (1 damaged).
All setae black with exception of golden seta on propleuron. Two notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae (1 damaged), 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
Ground color black, with light grey pruinosity, scutum with 4 black vittae, acr 1+3, dc 3+3, ial 0+2, posthumeral setae 1+1, pra about 1.3 times as long as posterior notopleural seta; notopleuron and lateral and ventral margins of scutellum with black hairs, ventral surface of distal part bare, prosternum, propleuron and anepimeron all with hairs, katepimeron bare, meron with row of setae; anterior and posterior spiracles dark brown, katepisternal setae 1+1.
Thorax: pronotum pale with brown or reddish dots; mesoscutum pale or orange with brown or reddish dots sometimes suffused with brown medially; scutellum pale with brown or reddish dots, apex pale; propleuron dark reddish brown, dorsal margin pale with brown or reddish dots and margin of coxal cavity pale; mesepisternum dark reddish brown with dorsal margin orange; mesepimeron ventrally dark reddish brown, dorsally orange; metepimeron orange and brown, evaporatorium brown.
Thorax: pronotum pale with pale brown, orange or reddish dots; mesoscutum pale with few dots, sometimes medially tinged with pale brown; scutellum pale or slightly tinged with pale brown, with brown, orange or reddish dots, apex pale; propleuron pale orange, dorsal margin pale with brown or reddish dots, margin of coxal cavity whitish; meso- and metapleuron pale orange, dorsally in part suffused with whitish; evaporatorium whitish with peritreme sometimes pale brown.
navajo in having propleuron and metapleuron ivory and most of the pronotum pale orange, and as in the case of S.
Ventral coloration: head black with outer margin of buccula yellow; rostral segment I black, II dark orange, and III-IV yellow (apex of IV black); prothorax black with anterior margin yellow, and outer and posterior margin of propleuron shiny orange; mesothorax black, with posterior margin partially shiny orange; metathorax black; ostiolar peritreme black; coxae, trochanters, and femora shiny orange; tibiae and tarsi yellow; abdominal sterna black with upper margin of pleural margin shiny orange; genital capsule black.
Ventral coloration: black except propleuron with broad, short, shiny orange transverse stripe.