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tergite

[′tər‚jīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
The dorsal plate covering a somite in arthropods and certain other articulate animals.
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Tergites II-V orange with apical margin black, VI + black; sternite I smooth, brownish; II-VI light brown and coriaceous.
Head yellow pruinose; four postsutural supra-alar setae; ratio of the posteriormost acrostichal, dorsocentral and intra-alar setae length and their respectively preceding setae relatively shorter compared to the other species; calypters yellow with light yellow pruinosity; abdomen dark brown in ground colour except laterally lighter; tergite 3 in posterodorsal view with irregular band of grey pruinosity on anterior fifth and faint brown pruinose posteriorly; tergite 4 with irregular band of yellowish-grey pruinosity on anterior fifth and brown pruinose posteriorly; tergite 5 yellow pruinose.
is recognized as a member of Alycaulini in possessing the enlarged dorsal-longitudinal ridges on the basal half of the ovipositor and the sclerotized and setose posterior margin of the male seventh tergite, diagnostic characters of the tribe.
The katydid bears the male diagnostic characters of Holochlora: male tenth abdominal tergite with two apical lobes, area around left stridulatory file strongly swollen (Liu and Kang 2007).
Thompson and Ghorpade (1992) differentiated this species by the presence of serrate on posterior margin of scutellum, first abdominal tergite being medially reddish and hind femora yellow with narrow dark brownish annulus, mesonotalpile short, wing hyaline.
Etymology: The prefix is derived from Latin cylindrus (cylindric); in reference to the characteristic metasoma with one large cylinder of a tergite behind petiole.
First, like Tjeder [21], they noted that the condition of the ninth tergite and ectoproct differentiated Hypochrysa (fused) from Kimochrysa (whose structures they considered partially fused).
Tergites. They are present as follows: more sclerotized than protonymph; lighter in color than carapace, mostly cream with dark spots; most setae short with terminal denticulations; tergites VII to XI with longer median setae; tergite XI with 2 very long and simple tactile setae; tergites I and II divided with narrow median line; tergites X and XI not divided; and tergal chaetotaxy is shown in Table 3.
4), varying from a semi-lunar sculpture on the proximal half of each tergite to a pointed (v-shaped) sculpture on the distal half of each tergite.
The Banchinae is a cosmopolitan group of Ichneumonidae characterized by having a long, apically notched ovipositor, a propodeum without or with only a few carinae, a tergite I with spiracles located around or before the centre (except in the genus Lissocaulus) and frequently, the anterior part of the submetapleural carina expanded into a broad lobe (Gauld et al.
In both cases, the cephalothorax of a female strepsipteran was exposed from under the left side of the bee's fourth metasomal tergite (Fig.