punctulate

punctulate

(ˈpʌŋktjʊˌleɪt) biology
adj
1. (Zoology) marked with small dots
2. (Botany) marked with small dots
vb (tr)
3. (Zoology) to mark with small dots
4. (Botany) to mark with small dots
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The conidial walls were smooth, but some have punctulate ornamentation (Figure 2).
Pronotum long, slightly swollen above upper end of epomia, epomia itself long and very strong, mesoscutum centrally rather finely and sparsely punctate with hairs, laterally weakly punctulate with setae; notauli present but weak and shallow; mesopleuron with sparse fine setiferous punctures; epicnemial carina rather straight, not reaching anterior margin of mesopleuron and exceeding level of lower corner of pronotum; sternal part of mesothorax 1.2x as long as mid coxa.
Pronotum long, not swollen above epomia, epomia itself strong but short, not reaching upper margin of pronotum; mesoscutum punctulate with setae, laterally with punctures finer and weaker; notauli present, but weak and shallow; mesopleuron mostly punctulate with setae; epicnemial carina rather sinuous, reaching anterior margin of mesopleuron, exceeding level of lower corner of pronotum; sternal part of mesothorax 1.3x as long as mid coxa.
Pronotum long, not swollen above epomia, the epomia itself strong but short, not reaching upper margin of pronotum; mesoscutum centrally rather finely and sparsely punctate with hairs, laterally weakly punctulate with setae; notauli quite strongly impressed anteriorly; mesopleuron polished with some sparse punctures; epicnemial carina dorsally sinuous, not reaching anterior margin of mesopleuron and exceeding level of lower corner of pronotum; sternal part of mesothorax 1.4x as long as mid coxa.
Foretibia unarmed, hind coxa and metepisternum punctulate; hind femur constricted basally and apically, expanded medially to about width of coxa and unarmed, hind tibia straight without carinae, tibial corona with 4 spinules, mucro 0.10-0.16 as long as first tarsomere, first hind tarsomere slightly arcuate and without carina.
rudis the most densely and nearly opaque rugulose and punctulate seulpture and A.
Integument mostly smooth and shining with a few indistinct fossae on the anterior part of head and minutely and densely punctulate sculpture in lower sides of alitrunk, also in front and behind of petiolar peduncles (Brown & Kempf 1969).
6); anterior part ofhead, especially in the region in front of the eyes with a few indistinct fossae; lower portions of sides of mesosoma and petiolar peduncle, in front and behind, minutely and densely punctulate A.
Vertex finely and sparsely punctulate; upper temple densely punctate; ocelli large, forming a high triangle, imaginary tangent of posterior margin of median ocellus distant from posterior ocelli, OD: OOL: POL = 0.5: 0.8: 1.1.
Mesothorax and Metathorax.- Scutellum black, quadrate, clothed with dense white hairs; elytron about twice as long as broad; striae deep, punctate, strial intervals punctulate; distance between striae at base subequal; striae 2, 3 and 4 with small denticles at their bases; humerus punctulate, glabrous, shiny black (Fig.
Elytra moderately elongate, subparallel-sided, not denticulate at shoulder, finely but rather deeply striate; striae crenulate; interstices moderately convex, sparsely punctulate; epipleural margin thick, elongately and sparsely ciliate on basal two thirds.