Prosternum with anterior lobe short, directed ventrad; prosternal process with ventral surface directed dorsad
at 45[degrees], not carinate laterally.
In almost all hexacentrines the ear openings at the base of the fore tibiae are slit-like and oriented dorsad
, except for the Nubimystrigini, where the tympana are fully exposed in lateral view.
Supranal plate ([female]) tectate, carinate dorsad
. Cephalic femora with distal five-eigths very slender discoidal spines three in number, cephalic tibiae abbreviate no at third as long as the femora, in addition to the claw with an internal and external two distal spines.
robustus was twice as long as high and located on the dorsad
aspect of the mandible, whereas in S.
Pronotum: Much wider than long, strongly declivous anteriorly; anterior collar distinctly developed, delimited posteriorly by a deep transverse furrow, lateral portions thickened; lateral margin narrowly explanate, not projecting anteriad and ventrad, but distinctly elevated dorsad
around its middle, distinctly emarginated anteriad of humeri in dorsal view; humeral angle rounded, obtuse, distinct; posterolateral angle very broadly rounded, obsolete (Figs.
foirni the H3/V4-5 and H4/V4-5 blotches appear as pairs of smaller blotches, that of H3/V7 is absent or weak whereas H4/V7 extends dorsad
into the H3 row and H34/V8 usually appear as a single dark blotch.
Posterior margins of upper head shields dark-edged; fused anterior canthal and 2nd loreal usually displaced dorsad
so only two loreals border supralabials; a subcanthal usually present; 77-85 transverse rows of dorsal scales; 14-17 lamellae under 4th toe; usually a single frontonasal shield, occasionally two frontonasals or two prefrontals and a frontonasal C.
12, 25, 31) and a serrated keel at the base of a filiform embolus, curved prolaterally dorsad
, running a semicircle behind tegulum, appearing retrolaterally and pointing ventrad in the male palp (Figs.
The wings were secured dorsad
over the back, and the left pelvic limb was secured craniad to the neck with 2.5-cm self-adhering bandage (1-in Vetrap, 3M, St Paul, MN, USA).
Sculpture on vertex dorsad
compound eye: (a) punctate or irregular; (b) acinose-colliculate.