vestiture


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vestiture

(ˈvɛstɪtʃə)
n
a less common word for investiture1
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Noun1.vestiture - an archaic term for clothing
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
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We could identify two areas with different vestiture on the ventroapical surface (Fig.
Coloration and vestiture: Vertex of head roughly covered with light yellow hairs.
paulense parenthetical): body setal vestiture dense, black and relatively long on all body and body appendages (scarce, yellowish and relatively short); pronotum apparently bulged (not bulged); mesonotum less than 2x longer than pronotum or metanotum (more than 2x longer); median segment longer than metanotum (slightly shorter); anterior femur straight (slightly curved proximately); posterior tibia arched (straight).
Thorax: scutum with setae of the 2 central rows in sparse files, lateral rows present in 2-3 files and continuous along most of scutal length, scutum otherwise nearly entirely covered with scales except for midline posteriorly and 2 narrow mediolateral lines; scutellum with single irregular horizontal row of setae, otherwise covered with scales;, anepimeron with 07-09 setae, pleura otherwise without vestiture; wing: length (from arculus to apex): 1.0-1.1 mm (n=9); tarsal claws bowed beyond midlength, and toothed; empodium reaching bend in claws (Figure 3).
Setae below and behind strong postocular row pale whitish or yellow and usually weak, except a few stronger setae can be found near the posteroventral corner of the eye; genal dilation and parafacial mostly tan to orange, with vestiture reddish to light brown; polished area larger on abdomen with rear half to one-third of T4, and all of T5 polished; male frons narrow, less than the width of fifth flagellomere, 0.04 (0.03-0.05) of head width, at narrowest; female frons 0.25 (0.24-0.28) [36]
1B): 3.135 mm long x 1.26 mm wide; ovoid; basal costal node enlarged; membrane unpatterned, without vestiture; Sc terminating blind in the wing, reaching origin of [R.sub.5]; [R.sub.2+3] not connected to [R.sub.4]; radial fork in distal half of the wing, medial fork in basal half; basal part of [M.sub.2] weakened; r-m and m-cu faint; [R.sub.5] terminating slightly below apex of wing; Cu[A.sub.2] terminating slightly distally to middle of wing but basal to radial fork; bases of [M.sub.1+2] and Cu[A.sub.2] expanded; basal cells terminating close to base of wing.
"The Romanian vestiture is (...) from the beginning under Byzantine and Western influence, double wrapping differently in between those two lands" (31) as Marcel Romanescu considered.
Vestiture and trichomes types of Eastern North American Quercus.
Vestiture and trichome types of Eastern North American Quercus.
Another highlight of the book is the high quality of the 194 plates that provide excellent detail and enlargement of flowers, fruits, leaf vestiture, and habit.