luteous

lu·te·ous

 (lo͞o′tē-əs)
adj.
Of a light or moderate greenish yellow.

[From Latin lūteus, yellow; see lutein.]

luteous

(ˈluːtɪəs)
adj
(Colours) of a light to moderate greenish-yellow colour
[C17: from Latin lūteus yellow]

lu•te•ous

(ˈlu ti əs)

adj.
(of yellow) having a light to medium greenish tinge.
[1650–60; < Latin lūteus bright yellow]
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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.
marchei only the extreme base of the first antennal segment is luteous, rather than the basal half, and the trochanters are dark rather than pale.