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testaceous

Biology
1. of, relating to, or possessing a test or testa
2. of the reddish-brown colour of terra cotta
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The Neotropical muscoids genus Mesembrinella Giglio-Tos and other testaceous flies.
DIAGNOSIS: Irianocoris carbine is recognized by the following combination of characters: body mostly testaceous with extensive red highlighting (Fig.
Legs blackish brown, fore coxae partly luteous; fore trochanters, basal part of fore femora luteous; mid- and hind trochanters partly testaceous in males, mostly luteous in females, slightly darkened dorsally and posteriorly on distal part; fore tibia yellowish brown to luteous.
The trochanters, legs (femora and tarsi), and bulla of the metapleural gland are yellow to brown testaceous in Colombian ants, while in the workers from the southem portion of the range the appendices may become dark brown and sometimes with body parts lighter, varying light brown to whitish (Wild and Cuezzo 2006: Figs.
Head reddish yellow, body and legs testaceous light yellowish (Figs.
Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except articulations and tarsal segments 1-4 testaceous.
testaceous marks taking a human form outlined with dark brown.
Legs wholly black, mid femur with complete row of pv, upper calypter brownish suffused, lower calypter paler coei --Legs uniformly testaceous to dark brown, mid femur with 3-5 pv on basal half, calypters yellow to yellow-brown alaba 7.