vittate


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vittate

[′vi‚tāt]
(botany)
Having longitudinal stripes.
Bearing specialized oil tubes (vittae).
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Scutum 0.9-1.2 mm long, 1.2-1.4x as long as wide, 3.6-4.1x as long as scutellum; vittate, with dark grey vitta through intra-alar region becoming brown at posterior end, with dark grey vitta through anterior half of acrostichal region coalescing with wider brown vitta in posterior half encompassing dorsocentral setae to posterior edge and extending through scutellum as dark grey vitta; setulose with 4 irregular rows between dorsocentral rows and 2 irregular rows between dorsocentral and intra-alar rows, but lacking setulae in posterior fifth, except for 1 or 2 pairs of slightly enlarged prescutellar acrostichal setulae.