acrostichal area
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, the median longitudinal area of the scutum between the anterior promontory and prescutellar area, bearing bristles or scales.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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

  • prescutellar area — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the median posterior area of the scutum, situated between the acrostichal area and the scutellum; prescutellar space …   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

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

  • Glossary of entomology terms — Parts of an adult butterfly This glossary describes the terms used in the formal descriptions of insect species, jargon used mostly by professionals or entomologist. Contents …   Wikipedia

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