scapus


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scapus

(ˈskeɪpəs)
n
a leafless flower stalkthe shaft of a columnthe stem or shaft of a featherthe first joint or segment of an insect's antenna
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Fastigium of vertex conical, narrower than scapus, furrowed dorsally and separated by step-like incision
From these agraeciines Erechthis is distinguished "in the shape of the fastigium verticis which is much longer than the scapus and has a pointed apex" (Chamorro-Rengifo et al.
The female epigynum of the genus Hemicloea have a peculiar, folded scapus, which expands during copulation.
Antenna with scapus and pedicellus brown; first flagellomere yellowish, brown at base; second, yellowish brown, the following brown.
itamarajuensis Leme & Baracho, cui proxima, sed scapus atrovinoso-purpureus, bracteis primariis quam basin ebracteatam ramulorum longioribus, peduculis ramorum atrovinoso-purpureis, floribus longioribus, petalis viridibus longioribusque et per anthesim subpatentibus recurvatis differt; a H.
The protocol considers the suitable use of the scapus of the pachymeter, suggesting the use of an instrument with better degree of accuracy and defining anatomic points as bases for the measurements.
Antenna 16-segmented; scapus, pedicellus and the first 4 flagellar segments oval and brown, others cylindrical and varying between brown to yellow.