bisulcate


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bi·sul·cate

 (bī-sŭl′kāt′)
adj.
Cleft or cloven, as a hoof.

bisulcate

(baɪˈsʌlˌkeɪt)
adj
1. (Biology) marked by two grooves
2. (Zoology) zoology
a. cleft or cloven, as a hoof
b. having cloven hoofs
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Adj.1.bisulcate - (used of hooves) split, dividedbisulcate - (used of hooves) split, divided; "bisulcate hoof"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
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belti can be recognized by the following set of features: rostrum of male densely covered with setae beneath, its upper surface is remarkable in being raised along the middle, making it bisulcate; head beneath is wrinkled and the sides of the prosternum are granulate; elytra are of a beautiful silky metallic-green color with the suture purplish red.
palmyra, although these two species share a distinctive morphology of the posterior male metasternum, which is strongly depressed and bisulcate, indicating a sister species relationship.
puniceus, Mannerheim wrote: "elongatus, depressus, laete sanguineus, antennis nigrofuscis, pectore abdomineque rufoferrugineis, thorax subrotundato, lateribus leviter denticulato, supra obsolete bisulcato" (Elongate, depressed, rich red, antennae nigro-fuscus, abdomen rufo-ferrugineous; thorax rounded, laterally weakly denticulate, above obsoletely bisulcate).