neuration


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neuration

(njʊˈreɪʃən)
n
(Biology) another word for venation
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The same number of joints in the tarsi is a character generally common to very large groups of beetles, but in the Engidae, as Westwood has remarked, the number varies greatly; and the number likewise differs in the two sexes of the same species: again in fossorial hymenoptera, the manner of neuration of the wings is a character of the highest importance, because common to large groups; but in certain genera the neuration differs in the different species, and likewise in the two sexes of the same species.
From Anaea it differs in having the big head, long and sharply pointed palpi and long stout antennae scarcely thickened towards the point, which are so characteristic of Prepona" and later he added "In neuration this remarkable insect agrees with Prepona Bsd.