Sentence Examples

  • - This is an important tribe of beetles, including families with four malpighian tubes and only five or six abdominal sterna, while in the thorax there is a backwardly directed process of the prosternum that fits into a mesosternal cavity.
  • Sternal area broad, with prosternal, two mesosternal, and metasternal plates, the prosternum projecting forwards beneath the coxae of the 2nd pair of appendages.
  • A, Prosternum of prosoma.
  • Prosternum underlying the proboscis.
  • Proboscis free, not supported from below by either the prosternum or the basal segments of the appendages of the 2nd pair.