Thread subject: :: Trichoceridae, wing venation

Posted by jorgemotalmeida on 09-10-2007 11:59

Trichoceridae - Trichocera regelationis


Subcosta vein - Sc

Radial veins - R1, R2, R3, R4, R5

Medial veins - M1, M2, M3, M4

Cubital vein - Cu

Anal veins - A1, A2


Humeral crossvein - H crossvein

Subcosta-Radial crossvein - Sc-R crossvein

Radial-Medial crossvein - R-M crossvein *

Medial-Medial crossvein - M-M crossvein

Medial-Cubital crossvein - M-Cu crossvein


radial cell - r cell

medial cell - m cell

discal cell - d cell

Note that usually the veins are written in UPPERCASE letters, and cells in lowercase.

* This Trichocera regelationis has a dark cloud on R-M.

Edited by jorgemotalmeida on 09-10-2007 22:16

Posted by kitenet on 10-10-2007 20:31

Excellent photo, thanks Jorge :) (and also to Tony et al. for the others in this series, they are a brilliant teaching resource).


Posted by conopid on 10-10-2007 20:43

Yes bravo, I have terrible trouble remembering all the morphological terminology. These photos really are invaluable in overcoming these problems.:)

Posted by jorgemotalmeida on 10-10-2007 21:52

thanks. I'm preparing more other series. :)
I think Tony T had a great idea to put OVERVIEWS section.