scapus


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scapus

[′skā·pəs]
(biology)
The stem, shaft, or column of a structure.

scapus

The shaft of a column.
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The scapus on the female epigynum during the mating process completely unfolds, strongly erects and is positioned perpendicular to the atrium of epigynum.
All known gnaphosid spiders whose females have a scapus in their epigyna (Platnick and Shadab, 1976; Ovtsharenko et al.
The retrolateral tibial apophysis of the male palp, very probably, helps to hold the scapus in this position during mating.
Scapus and pedicellus yellow-brown, basal flagellomere pale brown to blackish brown.
Scapus and pedicellus yellow-orange, basal flagellomere slightly darker.
Scapus and pedicellus pale yellow, basal flagellomere orange-brown.