scopula


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scopula

[′skäp·yə·lə]
(zoology)
A tuft of hair, as on the feet and chelicerae of certain spiders.
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Total quantity or scope: Scopula acordului-cadru de este achizitionarea Medicament general in conformitate cu prevederile Caietului de sarcini.
All leg podomeres lack macrosetae; leg 1 with sparse scopula of fine, erect setae on tibia, metatarsus, and tarsus.
Metatarsus long and with scopula not well-marked, bearing 20-23 spines, not arranged in rows.
Metatarsus I with scopula to 4/5, undivided; metatarsus II with scopula to 2/3, undivided; metatarsus III with scopula to 1/2, undivided; scopula of metatarsus IV reaches to 1/3, divided by four rows of setae.
2 e, f), by the spermathecal lobe three or four times larger than in Pycnothele, and by the scopula of tarsi III entire.
Palp: scopula absent; a row of 2-3 spine-like setae on mesal ventral portion of metatarsus (Fig.
Chelicerae with many long dense scopula hairs, 3 promarginal and 2 retromarginal teeth, condyle developed laterobasally and fang slightly longer than cheliceral width (Figs.
Amblypygids do not have scopula and were unable to climb on the sides of the glass or plastic cages, so this area was not considered to be part of the potential usable space.
Scopula covering the whole ventral surface of metatarsi, except the posterior edge.
Endites broad, median margin concave with anteromesal scopula, no serrula, labium inverted u-shaped, basally constricted.