lunulate

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lu·nu·late

 (lo͞on′yə-lāt′, -lĭt) also lu·nu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Small and lunular.
2. Having crescent-shaped markings.

lunulate

(ˈluːnjʊˌleɪt) or

lunulated

adj
1. having markings shaped like crescents: lunulate patterns on an insect.
2. Also: lunular shaped like a crescent

lu•nu•late

(ˈlu nyəˌleɪt)

also lu′nu•lat`ed,



adj.
1. having crescent-shaped markings.
2. crescent-shaped.
[1750–60]
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Ectophallic layer: ectophallic valves elongated, largely curved, the portion bordering the phallotreme greatly raised; ectophallic rim well developed, opening widely during genitalia eversion; ventral annulus short and reduced, ventrally binding the ectophallus; basal sclerite slender, curved and lunulated.
Ectophallic layer: ectophallic valves short, as large as wide, with a raised area surrounding the phallotreme forming a crest extending to the posterior edge and a small pair of raised nodules positioned between the hooks of the epiphallus; ventral annulus very short, sometimes indistinct, fused to the ectophallic valves through a sclerotized membrane; basal sclerite slender and lunulated.