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1. Thorn-like process or outgrowth of the cuticula and part of it (without a joint). Example: the spines on the scutellum in many Stratiomyidae and in Simulium pupae 'tergite IX with 1 small seta and 1 short, slightly curved terminal spine'.
2. Large seta seated in an alveolus. Example: in Heleomyzidae 'the wings often have small but distinctly longer, well-spaced spines mixed with the shorter spines along the leading edge'.
Plural: spinulae. Small spine, usually on the leg.

spinula (synonym)
Spine-like process on the legs, usually on the tibia.

calypter (synonym)
squamal fold
calyptral fold (synonym)
squamal fringe
calyptral fringe (synonym)
calypter (synonym)
squamula alaris
upper calypter (synonym)
squamula thoracica
lower calypter (synonym)
square brackets
1. When used in citations square brackets indicate uncertainty. Most commonly it will be the year that is given between square brackets. In this case the date of description is uncertain and the date between the brackets is the earliest, verifiable date. For example: Anomoia purmunda (Harris, [1780]) (Diptera: Tephritidae). The name waspublished in a series of piblications of which the first was issues in 1776 and the last one was dated 1780. The name proposed was in an undated volume, but this volume was published in 1780 at the latest.
2. When used in citations in lists of synonyms, square brackets are often used to enclose statements of clarification or misidentification. For example: Acletoxenus Frauenfeld, 1868: 152. Type species: Acletoxenus syrphoides Frauenfeld, 1868 [= Gitona formosa Loew, 1864], mon. Von Frauenfeld (1868) described the genus Acletoxenus which has Acletoxenus syrphoides as type species. However, that species had already been described under the name Gitona formosa by Loew (1864).

katepisternum (synonym)
stilt-legged flies
Vernacular name for the family Micropezidae.
Links: http://en.wikiped...cropezidae.
basicosta (synonym)
supra-alar setae
One or more setae on the most lateral part of the mesonotum immediately above the notopleuron base of the wing, so situated between the lateral margin of the mesonotum and (if present) the intra-alar setae.
supra-alar setae (synonym)
Name used for a taxon that also is known under another name.
Links: http://en.wikiped..._(zoology)
synonym (synonym)
synonym (synonym)
1. Being a synonym of another taxon.
2. List of synonyms, as in list of different names that have been applied to the same taxon.
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07.03.24 00:01
Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

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17.08.23 13:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

17.08.23 13:44
Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

17.08.23 11:37
pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

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Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

23.02.23 21:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

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