acrostichal


acrostichal
\\əˈkrȯstə̇kəl, -äs-\ adjective
Etymology: acr- + -stich + -al
: situated in the highest rank or row — used of certain bristles on the mesonotum of muscoid flies

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  • acrostichal — acros·ti·chal …   English syllables

  • acrostichal bristles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, setae occurring in a median longitudinal row on the acrostichal area of the scutum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostichal hairs — См. acrostichal setulae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostichal seta — См. acrostichal setulae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostichal setulae — see acrostichal bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostichal scales — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, scales occurring in one or two lines on the acrostichal area …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostichal area — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the median longitudinal area of the scutum between the anterior promontory and prescutellar area, bearing bristles or scales …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acrostical — see acrostichal area, bristles, scales …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • anterior promontory — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the median area of the mesonotum, at the anterior end of the acrostichal area …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsocentral bristles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, a longitudinal row of bristles on the mesonotum, laterad of the acrostichal bristles; absent in many groups …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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