curvate

curvate

(ˈkɜːveɪt)
adj
curved in form
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Dexiotorma narrow and elongate; laeotorma slightly shorter than dexiotorma; epitorma curvate toward apex, pternotorma rounded.
- Lateral margins of pronotum slightly sinuate, convex or markedly curvate, lateral lobes of pygophore in ventral view not hump like, ventroposterior margin not strongly sinuate, medially not notched, colouration not as above....3
- Lateral margins of pronotum curvate or strongly so, lateral margins of head, strongly converging apically from base, scutellum shorter 1.33 x as long as broad, lateral margins of pygophore medially in ventral view constricted, apically much broader, median lobes on either, side apically much smaller, not prominent laterally....4
Larger species, more than 11.0 mm in length lateral margins of pronotum much prominently curvate and narrowly lamellate, sides of venter strongly coarsely punctate E.
- Small species, much less than 11.0 mm in length lateral margins of pronotum curvate but not prominently as above, sides broadly lamellate, sides of venter coarsely punctate but not as strongly as above E.
6) separated by deep cleft, apices spatulate and inwardly curvate. The male genitalia were illustrated by Morimoto (1990: p.