Cercopod


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Cer´co`pod


n.1.(Zool.) One of the jointed antenniform appendages of the posterior somites of certain insects.
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The following were measured for each male and female: total length (tl), abdominal length (al), width of third abdominal segment (wts), length of cercopods (Ic), number of setae on left cercopod (nlc), number of setae on right cercopod (nrc), width of head (wh), diameter of compound eyes (dy), maximal distance between compound eyes (dby), length of first antenna (la), width of brood pouch (wb) (for females), width of second abdominal segment (wss) and width of frontal knob (fk) (for males); abdomen length : total length ratio (ra, %) was also calculated for both sexes (Amat et al.
In the case of males (Table 5), the analysis shows that morphometric characters correlated with the first discriminant function are total length, length of cercopod, width of second abdominal segment and abdominal length.
Total length (tl), abdominal length (al), width of second abdominal segment width of third abdominal segment (wts), length of cercopods (lc), number of setae inserted on left cercopod (nlc), number of setae inserted on right cercopod (nrc), width of head (wh), maximal distance between compound eyes (dby), diameter for compound eyes (dy), length of first antenna (la), width of frontal knob (jk) and abdomen length : total length ratio (ra, %).